Marathas & Bundelkhand , Part IV : Jhansi ki Rani

We now come to the fourth and the last part of this series. The values of swadharma and swarajya had been held aloft for a whole century by Chhatrapati Shivaji, Chhatrasal Bundela, Bajirao Peshwa and also by the entire Maratha army, which sacrificed itself at Panipat. Rani Laxmibai showed she belonged to that same exalted group when she put up her spirited defense of Jhansi in the summer of 1858. But, how did Manikarnika Tambe, the daughter of a courtier of the deposed Peshwa end up becoming immortal in India’s history as Rani Laxmibai ? We shall explore that in this article.

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