Pratap ki pratagyaPratap ki pratagya

Submitted / Updated On: Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Written By: Shyam Narayan Pandey | Hits since Feb 1, 2014: 35151

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Mansingh, a Rajput, ( “Maan” in first line of third stanza) had aligned with Emperor Akbar of Delhi and had attacked Rana Pratap’s kingdom of Mewar. Rana Pratap kept fighting and resisting this assault. His velour and that of his legendry horse “Chetak” has been immortalized by famous poet Shyam Narayan Pandey in the famous epic “Haldighati”. Here is a small excerpt where Rana exhorts his solders To fight and defeat. Please also read other poems from Haldighati in this collection. Rajiv Krishna Saxena
Keywords: Rana Pratap, Mewar, Haldighati, Mansingh, battle, arawali