Maharana Pratap: The lion of Mewar who faced all the difficulties but did not give up

Jun 13 2021 05:00 AM
Maharana Pratap: The lion of Mewar who faced all the difficulties but did not give up

Maharaja Maharana Pratap of Mewar had taken the glory of the Rajputs to a height that is exemplified all over the world. Maharana Pratap has never accepted any slavery in his life and has fought from Mughal emperor Akbar and shown the world why he is called Maharana. He never accepted the subjugation of the Mughals and fought with Akbar, the Mughal emperor who was many times stronger than Mewar.

Maharana Pratap was born on May 9, 1540 at Kumbalgarh in Mewar. Uday Singh II and Maharani Jaywanta Bai's eldest son Pratap had a great warrior and mastered war strategy skills. He protected Mewar from repeated attacks by the Mughals and did not compromised no matter how adverse the circumstances came into his life, he never gave up. Maharana faced opposition from his stepmother Rani Dhirbai in obtaining her father's throne, because she wanted the throne to go to her son Kunwar Jagmal, but the ministers and courtiers of the entire state were in favour of handing over the throne to Pratap. Jagmal then left Mewar in anger. He went to Ajmer and came in contact with Akbar. Akbar gifted them the estate of Jajpur.

Maharana Pratap is considered to be india's most powerful warrior. He was 7 feet 5 inches tall and is said to have carryed an 80 kg spear and two swords weighing around 208 kg. His armour himself weighed 72 kg. 

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