Haldighati is an important historical site in the context of Rajasthan, India. Actually, haldighati is a mountain pass in the Aravalli range connecting districts of Rajsamand and Pali in Rajasthan. The place is at a comfortable distance of 40 kms from the city of Udaipur. The term Haldighati has been derived from the yellow colored soil of the place that gives a sense of turmeric (in Hindi, turmeric is called as ‘Haldi’ and valley is known as’ Ghati’).
If you are interested in historic battles and heroic deeds of the courageous soldiers, then Haldighati is the perfect place to visit. It is a significant historical site that has observed the battle of 1576. The battle of Haldighati was a huge combat between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber. This ferocious battle created amount of blood shed of the heroic soldiers and the red turned color of sand still speaks of those daring people.
It is a famous historical site which is popularly known for the gallantary of Maharana Pratap. The site is located at a distance of 40 km from Udaipur city.
It is a mountain pass in the Aravalli range joining two districts â?? Rajsamand and Pali of rajasthan.
These are called Haldighati due to the tumeric colour of the mountains. These narrow mountain plays very important role in defending the honour of Mewar dynasty. In 1576 , Haldighati witness a huge war between Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Raja Man Singh of Amber.
When Mughal commander attacked this region but had to beat retreat because of the forces led by Maharana Pratap . By employing the guerilla warfare technique, the Rajput forces pushed the Mughals from the royal camp at Badshah Baag to open plains of Rakt Talai .
The mughal forces fought with Pratap but the outcome was indecisive. Maharana Pratap, astride his favourite stead â??CHETAKâ?? attacked Man singh with his spear and killed the mahout while Man Singh managed to escape. During the encounter, one of Chetakâ??s hind legs was wounded from sword held in the elephantâ??s trunk creating an emergency.
Haldighati is also world famous for it’s chaitry rose product and the( mud art) Terracota of Molela. Thr Department of Tourism is promoting a private cottage industry by adding his information in Government publication instead of battle ground Rakt Talai and Main Haldighati Pass.
The fact is in the protection of administration, this Cottage Industry is creating a new history in Balicha village as the part of Haldighati and doing trespass near National Monument.
Balicha Village is a short village located at a short distance from the place. It is famous for its terracotta crafts. The presence of ‘Chaitri-Gulab’ makes Badshahi Bagh famous. Original rose water and ‘Gulkand’ (jam made from rose petals) that has immense medicinal value are prominent highlights of this garden.