Commemorative Coin on Maharana Pratap Has Been Released by Union Government [ Current News (Concise) ]

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A commemorative coin of Rs. 100 and a circulation coin of Rs. 10 has been released by the Union Government on Maharana Pratap as a part of his 475th Birth Anniversary celebrations.

Image of coin of Maharana Pratap

Image of coin of Maharana Pratap

coin relesed on Maharana Pratap on 475th Birth Anniversary

  • The Union Tourism Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma has released this coin in New Delhi.
  • The ruler of Mewar Maharana Pratap is viewed as one of the greatest fighters in Indian history.
  • During 2015 - 16 the Union Ministry of Culture has been celebrating the 475th Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap in memory with the State Government of Rajasthan.

About Maharana Pratap

  • He was born on 9th May 1540 at Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan.
  • He was the eldest son of Maharani Jaiwanta Bai and Udai Singh II, founder of Udaipur and ruler of Mewar.
  • He belonged to the Sisodia clan of Rajputs.
  • His had ruled for 24 years from March 1572 to January 1597.
  • He was also known as a brave warrior, successful organizer and ingenious strategist.
  • He had courageously fought the Mughals and secures his people till his death for the honour of their motherland.
  • He died due to injuries sustained in a hunting accident at Chavand, which served as his capital, on 29 January 1597, aged fifty-seven.
  • And after his death his elder son Amar Singh I have succeeded him.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 10, 2016