Whenever the heroines are mentioned in the glorious history of India, the bravery and bravery of Maharani Lakshmibai will always inspire people. Poet Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, in her work ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’, referring to this bravery, wrote- “She fought a lot, she was the queen of Jhansi.” Today is the death anniversary of Jhansi’s queen Laxmibai Is. On June 18, 1858, while fighting against the British, Rani Lakshmi Bai was martyred. Every year 18th June is commemorated as Rani Lakshmibai’s Martyrdom Day to commemorate her bravery.
Rani Lakshmi Bai had made the British chew Nako Chane at that time, when only men were considered eligible for war. Along with the war skills of Rani Lakshmibai, her motherly religion is also recorded in golden letters in the pages of history. Let us know about the important topics related to the life of Rani Lakshmibai in 10 points on Martyrdom Day.
Know the important things of Rani Lakshmi Bai’s life-
1. Rani Lakshmibai was born on November 19, 1828 in Varanasi in a Marathi Brahmin family.
2. Parents named her Manikarnika, people used to call her ‘Manu’ with love. Manikarnika Peshwa came with her father. Here Peshwa Bajirao II raised her as his daughter. Here people fondly called him Chhavili.
3. When she grew up, she was trained in martial arts such as sword fighting and horse riding. Due to such an unusual upbringing she was more independent than other girls her age.
4. At the age of 14, Manikarnika was married to King Gangadhar Newalkar of Jhansi. It was from here that her name was changed from Manikarnika to Lakshmibai. A few years later, Lakshmibai gave birth to a son, though he died at the age of only four.
5. After this the king adopted Damodar Rao as an adopted son. However, the king died within a few days of this.
6. Seeing the opportunity, the British attacked Jhansi. Jhansi also answered brick with stone, many British were killed in this.
7. Rani Lakshmibai’s last battle started on 17th June. When the war reached its climax, the queen tied the adopted son on her back and started fighting fearlessly with the enemies holding the reins of the horse in her mouth.
8. While fighting with the British, she moved towards the Sonrekha drain, but unfortunately the queen’s horse could not cross this drain. At the same time the British attacked them.
9. Meanwhile, a soldier of the queen took him to a nearby safe temple, where the queen said to the priest – protect my son Damodar and the British should not get my body.
10. Saying this, the queen gave up her life. After the death, the bodyguards of the queen present there hurriedly collected wood and set fire to the dead body of the queen.