Dating in jodhpur
At the time of partition, the ruler of Jodhpur, Hanwant Singh, did not want to join India, but finally due to the effective persuasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Home Minister at the time, the state of Jodhpur was included in Indian Republic.
This enabled it to profit from a flourishing trade in opium, copper, silk, sandalwood, date palm and other tradable goods.
It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert.
The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright and sunny weather it enjoys all the year round.
Squadrons of HAL Dhruv , Mi G-27, MI 17 and Su-30 MKI aircraft are operated by the IAF from this airfield. French-made Rafale fighter aircraft are expected to operate from Jodhpur air base .
) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state.