Ajmer, formerly written Ajmere, is a city in Ajmer district in India's Rajasthan state. Founded by Raja Ajay Pal Chauhan in 10th Century AD,the city was also ruled by Prithviraj Chauhan.Ajmer is ruled by both Hindu and the Muslim rulers, the city is an amalgamation of different cultures and religious identities, making it a holy destination for the people of both faiths. Today Ajmer is a major center of handicrafts, education, food, textile, chemical and commodities. Fashion, food and entertainment have begun their reign. Modern urban amenities have become necessities as the people of Ajmer aspire for a lifestyle that matches their buying capacity.