Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar Jayanti
After the demise of Maharana Bhupal Singh, Maharaj Kumar Bhagwat Singh sat on the throne of the Mewar on 4th July 1955 CE. He was born on Ashad Krishna 1 Vikram Samvat 1977, (1921 CE). For conserving culture, heritage and traditional values, Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar established the Museum under the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation at the City Palace on 20th October 1969 CE. In 1974, he established Maharana Mewar Public School at the City Palace premises. He was a pioneer for tourism in Mewar. He was a visionary who realised the potential of converting forts into business endeavours. He converted Jagniwas into Lake Palace Hotel, and conserved Jagmandir, Fateh Prakash Palace and other properties on the shores of Lake Pichola to make sure his properties were well preserved. In April 1971, he signed a long term deal with Tata Group, and Lake Palace came to be known as Taj Lake Palace.