This is the story of the battle of Sammel or Sumel Giri in which 8000 Rajputs collided against an army of 80,000 Afghans of Sher Shah Suri. However, the battle resulted in the victory of Sher Shah but at a great cost. It is believed that a huge portion of his army was slain by the handful force of the Rajputs.
Veer Kunwar Singh was the leader of Bihar region during the first war of Independence. He was born in April 1777 at Jagdishpur (Bihar). His father i.e. Raja Shahabzada Singh was the direct descendant of the great Rajput king Raja Bhoja whose anecdotes are still alive in stories and folks songs. His mother’s name was Rani Panchratan