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Mahansar is located in Rajasthan
Mahansar is located in India
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 28°11′18″N 74°59′34″E / 28.188244°N 74.992676°E / 28.188244; 74.992676Coordinates: 28°11′18″N 74°59′34″E / 28.188244°N 74.992676°E / 28.188244; 74.992676
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jhunjhunu
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Nearest city Jhunjhun

Mahansar is a village in the Shekhawati region in Rajasthan, India.[1] It was founded in 1768 by the Thakurs of one of the branch of Shekhawats. It is located in Jhunjhunu district at a distance of 40 km from Jhunjhunu near the trifurcation of Jhujhunu, Churu and Sikar districts.

Mahansar is known for its rich and heritage culture, the Sone-Chandi ki Dukan[clarification needed] dating from 1846. It incorporates gold leaf in its intricate paintings. This haveli has three vaulted ceilings; scenes from the Ramayana are painted on the left one, incarnations of Vishnu on the centre one, and scenes from the life of Krishna are to be found on the right one.

It is quite popular for its heritage liquour which has been dubbed as ‘Mahansar liquor’.By the efforts of Rajendra Singh Shekhawat,(scion from the 8th generation of Mahansar family) Mahansar Heritage Liquor has gained popularity in various states of India like Rajasthan,Haryana,Punjab,Chandigarh,Himachal Pradesh,Madhya Pradesh,Goa. Also gained popularity in international trade fairs like Wine for Asia in Singapore. Mahansar drinks were appreciated by various visitors at the stall as well as by the other stalls from all across the globe.


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