Indian cities have some colorful nicknames. There's a White City, an Orange City, a Pink City, a Golden City, a couple of green ones, and Jodhpur—the Blue City in the western* desert state of Rajasthan.
But i couldn't get to know the underlying reason as to why blue was chosen and nobody there seems to have an exact theory about it.
Not all cities deserve their sobriquets, but anyone looking out over the flat roofs of Jodhpur, from the perspective of the Meherangarh will realise that the term “the blue city” is indeed apt, whatever the true reason behind the prevalence of that colour. .. .
#thequestwithin .. .