Elephant Festival 2009, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Mar 2009
Elephants have long been associated with the royalty of India. They have been used as Royal careers for centuries. The animals have thus come to be associated with royalty and have been loved and respected by everyone. The Elephant Festival held in Jaipur, is organized by the Tourism Department of Rajasthan during the time of Holi Festival. Jaipur is the ideal location being the state capital and one of the most important erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan. This popular and vibrant festival is a famous fair & festival of Rajasthan State.