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Jaipur : Photo of a Polo player playing Polo in Ram Bagh Polo Ground, Jaipur

Jaipur : Photo of a Polo player playing Polo in Ram Bagh Polo Ground, Jaipur

Jaipur Photos : Polo in Jaipur

In this photo, you are watching a polo player playing Polo in Ram Bagh Polo ground of Jaipur. This photo was taken during a polo match in Jaipur on Tuesday, January 03, 2012.

Polo and Jaipur have very old and close relations with each other. Horse Polo was very popular amongst the Maharajas of Jaipur. Polo thrived under the patronage of the Mughal Emperors and Rajput Kings. Man Singh II (former King of Jaipur) was the finest and most dashing Polo player in the world. Polo team of Man Singh II was champion in the European Polo circuit in the 1930s.

Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur was also a great lover of Polo. She was an excellent Polo player.

In 1933, the famous Jaipur Team established a unique and an unbeaten record till date, by winning all the open tournaments in the United Kingdom and the Indian Championship successively from the year 1930 to 1938.

To celebrate the victory in Polo world cup in 1933, Sawai Man Singh II honored Keshav Ram with the land. Keshav Ram was the man in Jaipur who made the polo stick for Sawai Man Singh II. Later on, Keshav Ram built a cinema hall on that land in Jaipur which is known as Polovictory Cinema Hall.

It is advised that if you plan your Jaipur tour between last week of December and second week of January, and if you are a Polo lover, then you must check the schedules of Polo matches at our website so that you can enjoy the Polo matches in Jaipur. Entry is free in these Polo matches for all.

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