St. Joseph’s Hi-Tech Gurukul Kota organized an educational trip on 07th Aug 2016 to Badli Temple, Maharana Pratap Dam and Bhainsrorgarh Fort, Every student and teachers enjoyed a lot each & every moment of the trip. Here are some amazing facts & history of the places we visited:
Bhaisroad Garh Wildlife Sanctuary:
Bhainsrodgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, an exquisite habitat for wildlife animals, was declared as a sanctuary in 1983. It’s Located at Saddle Dam Rawatbhata Chittorgarh in the beautiful and lush green environment of Bhainsrorgarh, the wildlife sanctuary is delight to every tourist to this location. Have a 229.14 sq. k.m area. You see Wild animals and natural surroundings. The surroundings are very attractive with the whole village enclosed in an ancient fort. The principal species are Dhokra and Khair. Other species include Babool , Ber ,Salar ,Khirni etc. The fauna includes the Panther , Wild Boar, Chinkara , Fox, Four Horned Antilope, Civet hyena ,the sambhar , the cheetal, Chinkara, Jackal etc. Flora are Dhok, Salar, Churel, Butea. Presently many wild life enthusiasts visit this sanctuary to have a close look at the wildlife in its natural habitat.
The Baroli Temples Complex, also known as the Badoli temples, is located in Baroli village in Rawatbhata town in Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan, India. The complex of eight temples is situated within a walled enclosure; an additional temple is about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) away. They are built in the Pratihara style of temple architecture dated to the tenth century A.D. All nine temples are under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India for conservation and protection. A well-known art critic characterized “the creations of Badoli as the most perfect of their age that he had encountered within that part of the country and, in their own peculiar style.”
Though the history of the Baroli Temples is not very clear,they are reported to have been built during the Gurjara-Pratihara Empire in the 10th–11th centuries. They are one of the earliest temple complexes in Rajasthan. A carved stone image of the god Nataraja was stolen from the Baroli temple complex in 1998. It has been traced to a private collector in London. However, the statue has not been recovered so far.