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Rani of Jhansi, Amar Chitra Katha

posted Mar 11, 2014, 3:36 AM by Administrator Admin

Rani (Queen) Laxmibai of Jhansi is today a symbol of the first organized Indian resistance to British rule. She was born (c. 1828) in a conservative priestly family, but she got an unconventional education including trained in martial arts like the boys of her age. Married to the King of Jhansi, a small principality in central India, she became the ruler when her husband died prematurely. She governed well and earned the respect of her people. At the time, British authority was well established in India, and had started taking over the independent principalities like Jhansi using legal loopholes.

Amar Chitra Katha