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.
One such Rajput kings who’s name might be well known in Rajasthan but outside of the state he had been long forgotten is Maharana Sangram Singh or Rana Sanga ,who not only crushed the Sultanates of Gujarat, Malwa, and Delhi but even defeated the Turko Mongol army of the first Mughal emperor Babur.
arabai Bhosale , a maratha queen who successfully led several wars against Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb (Alamgir) and protected the Maratha Empire from disintegration
After the battle of Chamkaur(1704) , the Mughals were confident that they’ll be able to crush the Sikh community. But this dream ultimately shattered when Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ,who was the Disciple of Guru Gobind Singh Ji relentlessly subjugated the Mughals for almost 6 years repeatedly and established the first Sikh Raj.
This article is about Chennamma (rani of Keladi), who fiercely fought against the Bijapuri forces, followed the principle of Rajdharma in order to protected Rajaram (son of Shivaji Maharaj) from Aurangzeb (Alamgir), defeated the sultan of Bijapur and the ruler of Mysore. She was the queen of Keladi (situated on the coast of Karnataka)