Maharani Laxmibai

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Practical Application With Reference To
Strategic Perspective

A Study on “Maharani Laxmi Bai (Jhansi Ki Rani)”

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Prof. Kalpesh Ganotra     MBA-HR (SEM-III)
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Queen of Jhansi, Rani Lakshmibai

Born : 19 November 1835, Kashi, Varanasi, India
Died : 17 June, 1858, Gwalior, India
Nationality : Indian
Other names : Manu, Chhabili, Bai-Saheb, laxmibai
Occupation : Queen, General
Known for : Her role in the Indian rebellion of 1857, Siege of Gwalior
Title : Maharani, Rani
Predecessor : Rani Rama Bai
Successor : British Rule in Jhansi
Spouse : Gangadhar Rao Newalkar
Children : Damodar Rao, Anand Rao
Parents : Moropant Tambe and Bhagirathibai Tambe.

Early Life

Originally named Manikarnika and nicknamed Manu, she was born on 19 November 1835 at Kashi (Varanasi) to Maharashtrian Karhade Brahmin family, the daughter of Moropant Tambe and Bhagirathibai Tambe. She lost her mother at the age of four. Her father, Moropant Tambe, worked at the court of Peshwa at Bithur, who brought her up like his own daughter, and called her "Chhabili" for her light-heartedness. She was educated at home.

Because of her father's influence at court, Rani Lakshmi Bai had more independence than most women, who were normally restricted to the zenana. She studied self defence, horsemanship, archery, and even formed her own army out of her female friends at court. Tatya Tope who was considered as a nightmare by the British during the 'Great Revolt of 1857' was Lakshmi Bai's tutor.
She was married to Raja Gangadhar Rao Newalkar, the Maharaja of Jhansi in 1842, and became the queen of Jhansi. After their marriage, she was given the name Lakshmi...

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