Subhadra Kumari Chauhan was an Indian poetess distinguished Indian poetess, whose compositions used to be very emotionally charged. Her most well-known composition is Jhansi Ki Rani narrating the life of the brave Jhansi Ki Rani, Lakshmi Bai. Of the entire Hindi literature, it is this poem that's most recited and sung by the people of India. The government of India has named an Indian coast guard ship in her remembrance.
Early Life and Marrige
Born in 1904 at Nihalpur village in Allahabad District in Uttar Pradesh. Her father's name was Dileep Chauhan. She initially studied in the Crosthwaite Girls’ School in Allahabad and passed the middle-school examination in ... more »
The throne was shaken and tensions rose among the Raajvanshs, the royal heirs,
In aged India, new ideas were taking hold,
The people of all India lamented their lost freedom,
And decided to cast off British rule,
Old swords glittered anew as the freedom movement of 1857 started.
The Bandelas and Harbolas sang once again of the courage of the Queen of Jhansi,
How she fought like a man against the British intruders
So was the Queen of Jhansi.
She was as dear to the Nana (Nana Ghunghupant) of Kanpur as his real sister,