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Rani Padmini (The Heroine of Chittor)
Rani Padmini (The Heroine of Chittor)
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Rani Padinini: The Heroine of Chittor is an insightful account of the life and times of a queen about whom not much is known. Over the centuries, Padmini has emerged as an icon of national honour. The book offers fascinating vignettes of her life and the times she lived in. The politics of her times and the danger and humiliation that the queens were exposed to is mirrored in the book. The author brings together poets, politicians and people in one narrative. This book becomes an important treatise as of late, many historians have expressed doubt about her very existence.

After tapping many relevant literary archaeological, epigraphic, numismatic and other sources of information, the author finally concludes that the illustrious queer) of Chittor was, Indeed, a historical reality.

About the Author

B.K. Karkra has had the privilege of putting on four different uniforms in his career—the olive green of the Indian Army, the khaki of the Indian police, the grey of the National Security Guards (better known as the Black Cat Commandos), and the black of an advocate. Besides this, he is also a freelance journalist and has contributed hundreds of articles on wideranging subjects to several national and regional dailies.

Contents

1Padmini's Story1
2Padmini Her Times29
3Padmini's Tormentor44
4Padmini's Husband62
5The Man Who Knew About Padmini71
6Padmini Herself86
7Padmini's Contemporaries96
8Padmini's Abode The Fort Of Chittor106
9Padmini Her People The Mewaris121
10The Jauhars Before And After Her149
11Was She On His Mind When Alauddin Attaaked Chittor163
12The Commando Operation For Rescue Of The Rawal77
13The Face The Launched a Lakh Of Soldiers189
14Her Jauhar196
15The Silence Of Two Centuries On Her204
16The Attempt To Cull Her Husband Out Of History220
17The Truth About Her232
Bibliography And References251

Rani Padmini (The Heroine of Chittor)

Item Code:
NAE118
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2009
Publisher:
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN:
9788129115270
Size:
8.0 inch x 5.0 inch
Pages:
252
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Weight of the Book: 215 gms
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About the book

Rani Padinini: The Heroine of Chittor is an insightful account of the life and times of a queen about whom not much is known. Over the centuries, Padmini has emerged as an icon of national honour. The book offers fascinating vignettes of her life and the times she lived in. The politics of her times and the danger and humiliation that the queens were exposed to is mirrored in the book. The author brings together poets, politicians and people in one narrative. This book becomes an important treatise as of late, many historians have expressed doubt about her very existence.

After tapping many relevant literary archaeological, epigraphic, numismatic and other sources of information, the author finally concludes that the illustrious queer) of Chittor was, Indeed, a historical reality.

About the Author

B.K. Karkra has had the privilege of putting on four different uniforms in his career—the olive green of the Indian Army, the khaki of the Indian police, the grey of the National Security Guards (better known as the Black Cat Commandos), and the black of an advocate. Besides this, he is also a freelance journalist and has contributed hundreds of articles on wideranging subjects to several national and regional dailies.

Contents

1Padmini's Story1
2Padmini Her Times29
3Padmini's Tormentor44
4Padmini's Husband62
5The Man Who Knew About Padmini71
6Padmini Herself86
7Padmini's Contemporaries96
8Padmini's Abode The Fort Of Chittor106
9Padmini Her People The Mewaris121
10The Jauhars Before And After Her149
11Was She On His Mind When Alauddin Attaaked Chittor163
12The Commando Operation For Rescue Of The Rawal77
13The Face The Launched a Lakh Of Soldiers189
14Her Jauhar196
15The Silence Of Two Centuries On Her204
16The Attempt To Cull Her Husband Out Of History220
17The Truth About Her232
Bibliography And References251
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