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
But there were some freedom fighters of 1857 whose stories are yet to be told. One of them was the famous Courtesan (prostitute) of Kanpur who worked as a spy for Nana Saheb and even took up arms to fight against the White masters.
Her name was Azizan Bai
With only 28-30 men under their leader, Dhan Singh Thapa was given the task to guard the post of Srijap. The area was about 48 sq km long. Furthermore, these posts had no connectivity with the base of the Indian army and the only way to supply anything to them was through the lake.
While the name of the Great Rajput King Maharana Pratap and his incessant struggle against the Mughals is well known but prior to him, there was another Rajput Kshatrani who became a symbol of freedom, fighting for her kingdom against the big & mighty armies of Mughals. She was Rani Duragavati of the Gond Kingdom.
he battle is known as the Battle of Haifa where the Central Power of Ottoman Empire, Germany fought against the Imperial Army of British India. In this battle the superior artillery and guns of the Ottomans were thrashed by the primitive cavalry charge of the Rajputs of princely state of Jodhpur. This is regarded as the last great cavalry charge in history.
The period of Vigrahara IV is considered the Golden Age of The Chauhan Dynasty. His period witness an immense rise in the field of Military power and art. He is also remembered for his tolerant policy towards other religions like Jainism and Buddhism.
Udham Singh shot two bullets at Lieutenant Governor Michael O’Dwyer. At the same time ,Udham Singh also shot Lawrence Dundas and critically injured Louis Dane too.
Udham Singh didn’t even try to escape and allowed himself to be arrested as a proud son of Bharat Mata and a true patriot