Written by the princess of Bikaner, this book is a no-holds-barred account of the history of all the maharajas of Bikaner. The Maharajas of Bikaner is a fascinating exploration of the deeds and achievements of twenty-five generations of the Royal House of Bikaner. It is a riveting account of their contribution to art, music, literature and culture, peculiar to Bikaner and how each of the twenty-five generations have contributed to the growth and development of this once arid region.
Although the author Rajyashree Kumari Bikaner is a scion of the Royal House of Bikaner, she has demonstrated commendable honesty in giving expression to her judgments regarding her ancestors. She has neither immortalized the rajas and maharajas, nor has eulogized them as heroes. Her evaluation is based on objective reality. This makes the book an authentic account of the events, currents and cross-currents that took place in Bikaner’s history. The Maharajas of Bikaner