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The story of Bhangarh, Rajasthan's silent ghost city

Jaipur: Bhangarh, a deserted town in Rajasthan, was established in 1613 by King Madho Singh, son of great Mughal general, Man Singh of Amber.  Bhangarh was abandoned soon after being built and supposedly after it

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Updated on: May 02, 2014 7:27 IST


One day Singhia saw the princess' maid in the market.  Local fables say, he used his black magic on the oil she was purchasing so that upon touching it the princess would surrender herself to him. 

The princess, however, seeing the tantric enchanting the oil, foiled his plan by spilling the entire magic oil on the ground.  

As the oil struck the ground it turned into a boulder, which crushed Singhia, says the fable. Dying, the magician cursed the palace with the death of all who dwelt in it.

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