Statue of Rao Jodha Ji Jodhpur
Rao Jodha was an Indian ruler of Mandore in the present-day state of Rajasthan. He was the son of Rao Ranmal (Ranamalla) of the Rathore clan. He is known for founding the city of Jodhpur in 1459
It gives us immense pride and pleasure to inform all our patrons, locals, tourists and travelers that the statue of Rao Jodha Ji – The founder of Jodhpur City, shall be unveiled at 08.00 a.m. on 12th May 2012, the 554th Jodhpur Foundation Day.
The efforts to install Rao Jodha Ji’s statue in Jodhpur have been going on since many years and on 542nd Jodhpur Foundation Day, H.H. Maharaja Gaj Singhji II had announced that the statue of Rao Jodhaji would be installed on the hill near Jaswant Thada. Now it would be unveiled on the 554th Jodhpur Foundation Day.
H.H. Maharaja Gaj Singhji II has dedicated this statue to the youth and future generation of Marwar-Jodhpur; and therefore the unveiling of the statue would be done by young students from various schools of Jodhpur.