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Country  India
State Rajasthan
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN

Parasrampura is a tiny village 20 km southwest of Nawalgarh town in Jhunjhunu district of Indian State of Rajasthan. It has some of the oldest and the best preserved Shekhawati paintings in the region.

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The Shyamji Sharaf Haveli is an 18th-century haveli located near the bus stand has well conserved paintings. Paintings show a grandmother having her hair attended and women on a spinning wheel. An English woman is polished boots and holding a parasol. Another frieze depicts Europeans in a car. Other frescos depict Gods and Goddess.

The Chhatri of Thakur Shardul Singh is one of the finest examples of Shekhawati art. The miniature paintings in muted rust colour show not only antiquity but also their fine taste. The paintings depict the Thakur and his sons, war scenes from Ramayana and portrayals from the immortal love story of Dhola Maru.

The industrialists from this village and nearby areas are well known throughout India. They are considered among the prominent Industrial houses of Sekhawati region.

Ram papa was one of the famous painters in Parasrampura amongst other prominent painters of Shekhawati art during 1750 to 1875.

Parasrampuria teak plantation company[edit]

Parasrampuria is also the name of a teak plantation company that was popular in the 1990s.

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