Jhalkari Bai’s birth anniversary
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Jhalkari Bal Jayanti: The freedom struggle started with the revolution of 1857 to revolt against the oppression of the British and fight for freedom. The Revolution of 1857 in India is one of the most prominent events in the pages of history. The names of Mangal Pandey and Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi are prominent in this revolution. His heroic saga is told to the children in the form of a story. How a woman rebelled against British rule to protect her kingdom and her adopted child. The name of this woman was Laxmibai, who was the queen of Jhansi. But the Rani of Jhansi was not the only woman in this movement. Along with him, a woman commander also fought in the war of independence. The name of this female soldier was Jhalkaribai. Jhalkari Bai was neither a queen nor was the power of Jhansi in her hands. But Jhalkari Bai laid down her life to protect her motherland. Today is the birth anniversary of Jhalkari Bai, this woman agitator of the freedom struggle. Let’s know about Jhalkari Bai.
Childhood of Jhalkari Bai
Historians say that Jhalkari Bai was a resident of Bhojla village. His village was near the fort of Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi. To the south of the fort was the Unnao Gate, where the people of Jhalkari Bai’s family still live. Jhalkari Bai was courageous since childhood. His mother died at an early age. Father trained Jhalkari Bai in horse riding and weapon handling.
Brave Jhalkari Bai
It is said that once a leopard attacked Jhalkari Bai in her childhood. Jhalkari Bai killed the leopard with an ax without fear. There is one more story. Jhalkari Bai was attacked by some dacoits at the house of the village merchant. Even then Jhalkari Bai gave him a befitting reply and chased him out of the village.
Jhalkari Bai’s marriage