Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2024

Maharana Pratap Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Indian Ruler, Maharana Pratap.

Date
It is celebrated on 9th of May every year but in some regions it is also celebrated on 22nd of May. According to hindu calendar, Maharana Pratap was born on Tritiya, Jyeshtha, Shukla Paksha, 1597 Vikram Samvat.

History
Maharana Pratap was born in Rajasthan on May 9th, 1540. His dad was Maharana Udai Singh II, the king of Mewar. Pratap was the oldest of 25 sons, so he became the Crown Prince. When his dad passed away, Pratap became the king of Mewar.

He was a Hindu Rajput King from the Sisodiya clan. People in Rajasthan really respect him for his bravery.

Maharana Pratap is seen as a hero who fought for India’s freedom. In a big battle called Haldighati, he fought against Akbar, a famous Mughal Emperor. Even though he had to run away eventually, he fought so bravely that people praised him a lot. Every year on his birthday, which is in the Hindu month of Jyeshtha, people celebrate Maharana Pratap Jayanti.

In 1597, he got hurt badly while hunting and died at the age of 56. He’s remembered for fighting for his country, his people, and his honor till the end.

Significance
Maharana Pratap Jayanti is a special day to honor the brave warrior and his role in Rajasthan and India’s history. Even now, people find inspiration in his bravery, courage, and strength. His determination and care for his people are still celebrated.

During this day, the folks in Rajasthan show their respect for Maharana Pratap by arranging different events and activities. Schools and colleges hold speeches and debates to honor him. The government of Rajasthan also plans events to remember his contributions to the state and the nation.

Those who work or struggle for their work and the world, are remembered forever, so is Maharana Pratap.

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