Rani Jhansi Jayanti is celebrated on the birthday of Rani ki Jhansi also known as LakshmiBai (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858). She was the queen of the princely states of Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) in Northern region of India. She was one of the key persons of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and inspired millions to fight against the Britishers who were looting Indians at a massive pace.
Rani Jhansi had audaciously stood against the tyranny of the invading Britishers. She became a symbol of women power even in the middle age when there were plenty of social taboos prevalent in society.
The supreme sacrifice made by Queen Lakshmi Bai has been inspiring women and men alike. It is said that "She sowed the seeds of freedom which eventually culminated with the liberty of the country from the foreign yoke."
Rani ki Jhansi's tales of valour are known by Indians and she is regarded as a hero for all. She also inspires people to overpower social evils like female foeticide, dowry, eve-teasing, drug addiction to make a strong nation.
The Rani (queen) of Jhansi got martyred during the battle on 18th June in 1858 while fighting with British Imperialists during India’s First War of Independence. She was twenty-two years old.
Festival Name: Rani Jhansi Lakshmibai Jayanti