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Maharana Pratap


Source: PIB

Context: Prime Minister has called Maharana Pratap a symbol of courage, valour and pride while paying tributes on the Jayanti of Maharana Pratap.


Description Details
Rana Pratap Singh (Maharana Pratap) was a Hindu Rajput king of Mewar from the Sisodia dynasty. He fought several major battles against Akbar including the Battle of Haldighati in 1576 to resist the expansionist policy of the Mughal empire
Capital Chittor (ruled by Maharana Udai Singh II)


City founded Udaipur (by Maharana Udai Singh II)
Battle Battle of Haldighati fought in 1576 with Raja Man Singh of Amber, general of Mughal emperor Akbar. Maharana Pratap was defeated.
Horse Maharana Pratap’s loyal horse named Chetak
Legacy Known for his bravery and patriotism towards his kingdom