Like the Maratha kings, their queens were also examples of courage and inspiration. Ahilyabai Holkar was one of them, whose praises are seldom acknowledged.
Amrita Pritam's bravery was found both in her pen & in her life. On her birth-anniversary, we celebrate the iconic poet-author!
With the abuse she faced from her husband, the Princess Of Wales lost everything to her marriage: her essence, her joy, her title, her confidence, her sanity, all her hope and eventually her life!
We know of Rani Lakshmi Bai's bravery tales, but we are not aware of Jhalkari Bai, the Dalit woman who helped her throughout, and fought right next to her in the uprising of 1857.
Google doodle today celebrated the 117th birth anniversary of firebrand Hindi poetess Subhadra Kumari Chauhan whose poem on Rani of Jhansi is known to every child who has learnt Hindi.
His-story has effectively erased her-story all these centuries, discounting the work of women in war, with men claiming all the glory. New film Bhuj brings back all these discussions.
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