Hin: किशनगढ़ kiśanagaṛh
‘Kishan’s Fort’ City, Rajasthan
From Kishan and Hin: gaṛh, ‘(hill) fort’.
The fort city was built by Kishan Singh in 1611. It later became the capital of the princely state of Kishangarh under British rule after 1818.
Kishangarh is a centre for marble production: it has 25,000 marble traders and the industry employs 100,000 people.
The ‘winter wonderland’ landscape of its Marble Dumping Yard is now a tourist attraction.