Category Archives: Rajputs

Rani Durgavati

Gondwana, a region that covers eastern Vidarbha, some parts of Western Chattisgarh, and Southern part of Madhya Pradesh.  It is so named after it’s rulers the Gonds, a predominantly forested region, inhabited by tribals. One of the kingdoms of Gondwana … Continue reading

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Land of the Ranas- Veer Hammir

Rana Hammir in a way began the next phase of Rajput rule of Mewar with Chittorgarh as the capital that started in 1326 and ended in 1568, when Rana Udai Singh II, had to flee after Akbar occupied the fort. … Continue reading

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Mewar Chronicles- Rana Pratap

The final part of my series on Mewar, looks at one of it’s greatest heroes ever, a man who was a legend by himself, whose very tale is that of valor and sacrifice. Maharana Pratap. What do you make of … Continue reading

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Mewar Chronicles- The beginning

In a week from now, on May 9th we celebrate the birth anniversary of the legendary Maharana Pratap.  A warrior whose name has become a synonym for bravery, courage, and a fiercely independent spirit. When other Rajput rulers were surrendering … Continue reading

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Mewar Chronicles- Rana Sanga

( Continuing my series on Mewar, with this post on Rana Sanga, another great ruler. ). In my previous post on the Ranas of Mewar, I had covered on  Rana Kumbha . Now we shall take a look at Rana … Continue reading

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Land of the Ranas- Rana Kumbha

( In continuation of my series on Mewar, I examine the rise of the Sisodias, and the advent of the Ranas.) A giant of a personality, both physically and metaphorically, Rana Kumbha would stride like a colossus during the 15th … Continue reading

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