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Rani Lakshmibai

Rani Lakshmibai

The Rani of Jhansi, also called Lakshmibai, and born as Manikarnika, was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the north-central part of India. She was one of the leading figures of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and became for Indian nationalists a symbol of resistance to the rule of the British East India Company in the subcontinent.

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