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The paragana in which maximum numbers of sun temples and statues are found in medieval Rajasthan is

1. Banswara
2. Dungarour
3. Dhawalpuri
4. Sirohi

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Banswara

The correct answer is Banswara.

  • The paragana in which the maximum numbers of sun temples and statues are found in medieval Rajasthan is Banswara.
    • Banswara is a city in Banswara District in south Rajasthan in India.
    • The state of Banswara was founded by Maharawal Jagmal Singh.
    • It is named for the "bans" or bamboo forests in the area.
    • It is also known as 'City of Hundred Islands', due to the presence of numerous islands on the Mahi River named "Chachakota" where the islands located, which flows through Banswara.
  • Hence, option 1 is correct.

  • Madareshwar Temple
    • Banswara has a number of ancient Hindu and Jain temples, and In the past was known as Lodi Kashi or the city of temples.
    • This famous temple of Lord Shiva is situated inside the natural cave of a high hill in the eastern part of the city.
  • Shri Tripura Sundari Temple 
    • Tripura Sundari is the temple, devoted to Goddess Tripura Sundari or Turita Mata.
    • This temple has a gorgeous idol of black stone having 18 hands and more important each hand carrying a different emblem.
      • The Goddess is seen riding a tiger.

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