Maharana Pratap was born on May 9, 1540, in Kumbhalgarh fort according to the English calendar (Pali).
The majority of Rajputs in Rajasthan, however, celebrate their ancestors birthday on a Hindu calendar date.
Exactly one year from now, on May 9, 2022, Rajasthan will celebrate the birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap, a valiant son of the state and a legendary warrior.
Maharana Pratap was born on May 9th, 1540, according to the English calendar, in the fort of Kumbhalgarh (Pali).
The majority of Rajputs in Rajasthan, however, celebrate their ancestor’s birthday on a Hindu calendar date.
It was Maharana Pratap’s mother who had taught him martial arts. Even today, the battle of Haldighati is recorded in the history of India.
The battle between Maharana Pratap and Akbar, the Mughal Emperor, was extremely brutal.Maharana Pratap was born to Maharaja Udai Singh and Rani Jeevat Kanwar, the mother of Maharaja Udai Singh.
She was also known as Kika when she was a child and adolescent.The Bhils, with whom he spent his formative years, gave him the name.
Kika translates as’son’ in the Bhil language. Maharana Pratap held a special place in his heart for a horse he named Chetak.
In Pratap’s heroic tales, Chetak has a special place.Many battles were won thanks to his agility, speed, and bravery.
While fighting in Haldighati, his injuries were so severe that they led to his death.Rana Pratap reclaimed the territories that had been lost to the Mughals in the Battle of Diver in 1582.
The Battle of Mewar was dubbed the Marathon of Mewar by Colonel James Tow.After a long battle lasting until 1585, he was able to liberate Mewar.
It was during the reign of Maharana Pratap that all of Mewar was under his control.
In the Battle of Haldighati, Maharana Pratap faced a huge Mughal army led by Mansingh, but this was the most important battle of the Maharana’s life.
In 1576, Maharana Pratap and his army of about 20,000 men faced the Mughals’ army of 80,000 men.
The most well-known conflict in medieval Indian history is fought here.In this battle, Chetak, Pratap’s horse, was injured.
Mewar, Chittor, Gogunda, Kumbhalgarh, and Udaipur were all taken by the Mughals after this conflict was over.
Unlike many Rajput kings who fell victim to the Mughals, Maharana remained independent.
He fought against the Mughal Emperor Akbar for many years, refusing to accept his rule.
He was playing hunting in 1596 when he sustained an injury that he would never fully recover from.
In 1597, he was 57 years old when he died in Chavad.In addition to the 81 kg weight of Maharana Pratap’s spear, his chest armor weighed 72 kg.
Along with his spear and two swords, his weapons and weapons totaled 208 kg.