Ajmer had been a municipality since 1869.


From the 1900s, United Free Church of Scotland, the church of England, the Roman Catholics, and the American Episcopal Methodists have mission establishments here.


Jahanara Begum powerful Mughal princess also born here. During Colonial times Ajmer city served as the headquarters of Ajmer - Merwara Province and possessed a Central jail, a large General Hospital, and two smaller hospitals according to Gazetteer, 1908.


In 1956, after acceptance of the proposal by Fazil Ali, Ajmer was merged into Rajasthan to form Ajmer District with the addition of Kishangarh sub-division of Jaipur district. ==Other Name in Literature== Gujarati Historic Novel named Gujaratno Jay written by Zaverchand Meghani based on various Jain Prabandhas describes city as Sapadlakshan (સપાદલક્ષણ). ==Geography== Ajmer is in the northwest of India and is surrounded by the Aravali Mountains.


The Ajmer Airport ground breaking ceremony was done by then Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh in 2012.


The airport was finally completed and inaugurated by then Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on 11 October 2017.

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