English_Master October 27, 2015 No Comments
HISTORICAL HEROINE “JHANSI KI RANI” Rani Lakshmi Bai was the great heroine of first war of Indian freedom. Her name shines in golden letters in the history of Indian freedom struggle. The chivalry valour and bravery of this great leader was a unique example in the history of mankind. She was born on 19th November, 1835. Her father was Moropanth and mother was Bhagirath Bai. Her real name was Manu Bai. She lost her mother while she was four years old. Along with formal education she acquired skill in sword, fight, horse riding and shooting with a gun. Rani Lakshmi Bai was married to Gangadhar Rao, Maharaja of Jhansi, in 1842. She gave birth to a son in 1851. The child died within three months. After it, Maharaja Gangadhar Rao and Rani Lakshmi Bai adopted a child. His name was Damodhar Rao. Few days after adaptation, Gangadhar Rao died on 21st November, 1853. She became widow in the 18th year age. On an unfortunate day in March of 1854 Lord Dalhousie, governor, refused to gave recognition of the adoption of Damodhar Rao as heir of Gangadhar Rao. Thus the British annexed her kingdom and gave her a monthly pension of five thousand rupees. At this reason she kept herself...
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