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Jodhpur is affectionately referred to as "the blue city" because of the indigo-colored houses in the old town. Traditionally, blue signified the home of a a Brahmin, but these days, non-Brahmins have also taken on the practice. Apart from looking fresh and lively, it is believed that the color words as an effective mosquito repellent.
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