The legendary Maharana Pratap was a true patriot who initiated the first war of independence.  Maharana was born on May 9th 1540 in Kumbhalgarh in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan to Maharana Udai Singh II and Rani Jeevant Kanwar.

Maharana Pratap fought the famous battle of Haldighati with Mughal Emperor Akbar. It was a battle that has made it to the history and it still remembered by people. The battle of Haldighati lasted for four hours and being highly outnumbered, Maharana Pratap had to make an escape by the end. But the warrior fought with great courage and killed many in the battlefield including Man Singh.
Maharana Pratap Jayanti

His birth anniversary (Maharana Pratap Jayanti) is celebrated as full fledged festival every year on 3rd day of Jyestha Shukla phase.

Maharana Pratap has gained amazing respect and honor as he is seen as an epitome of valor, heroism, pride, patriotism and the spirit of independence.

Special puja and processions are held in his remembrance on Maharana Pratap Jayanti day everywhere. Several cultural programs such as debate are also organized.

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