Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2022: Lesser known facts about this brave warrior
Maharana Pratap Singh Sisodia was the king of the Sisodia Rajput dynasty in Udaipur, Mewar. Maharana Pratap was known for valor, bravery, and martial arts. He defeated the Mughals in the war. He is one of those warriors who protected Mewar till his last breath. Today on his Jayanti, we have dropped some interesting facts related to Maharana Pratap.
Let us know lesser-known interesting facts about Maharana Pratap:
He was called Kika in his childhood. Maharana Pratap’s full name was Maharana Pratap Singh Sisodia.
Maharana Pratap was one of the strongest warriors of India with a height of 7 feet 5 inches.
The weight of Maharana Pratap was more than 110 kg.
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Maharana Pratap’s spear weighed 80 kg, his two swords weighed 208 kg, and his armor was about 72 kg heavy.
Maharana Pratap had 11 wives, out of which ‘Maharani Ajbade Punwar’ was his favorite.
Maharana Pratap had 17 sons and 5 daughters. All his marriages were political alliances.
Maharana Pratap led the army of Mewar in the battle of Haldighati. The chief of the Bhil army was ‘Rana Punja Bhil.’
Hakim Khan Suri was the only Muslim chieftain to fight on the side of Maharana Pratap in the Battle of Haldighati.
In the Haldighati battle, even with an army of only 22,000, Maharana Pratap fought valiantly against the Mughal army of 80,000. But he lost this war due to betrayal by his brother. But he eventually fought for the defense of Mewar.
Neither Akbar nor Maharana Pratap won in the battle of Haldighati.
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