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  2. Jhansi - Wikipedia

    www .jhansi .nic .in. Jhansi ( Hindi pronunciation: [d͡ʒʱɑ̃ː.siː]; Hindi: झांसी, Urdu: جھانسی pronunciation ⓘ) is a historic city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Balwant Nagar was the old name of Jhansi. It lies in the region of Bundelkhand on the banks of the Pahuj River, in the extreme south of Uttar Pradesh.

  3. Rani of Jhansi - Wikipedia

    The Rani of Jhansi Regiment was a unit of the Indian National Army (INA), which was formed in 1942 by Indian nationalists in Southeast Asia during World War II. The regiment was named in honor of Rani Lakshmibai, the warrior queen of Jhansi who fought against British colonial rule in India in 1857.

  4. Jhansi, city, southwestern Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It lies in the western part of the upland Bundelkhand region, along the border with Madhya Pradesh state and just west of the Betwa River. The city, which is enclosed by a wall, expanded around a fort built in 1613 by the ruler of Orchha.

  5. Jhansi State - Wikipedia

    Jhansi was an independent princely state ruled by the Maratha Newalkar dynasty under suzerainty of British India from 1804 till 1853, when the British authorities took over the state under the terms of the Doctrine of Lapse, and renamed it the Jhansi State. Before the takeover, it was under the Peshwas from 1728 to 1804.

  6. Lakshmi Bai | Biography, Image, & Facts | Britannica

    Lakshmi Bai, rani (queen) of Jhansi and a leader of the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58. Dressed as a man, she fought a fierce battle against the British forces at the Battle of Kotah-ki-Serai on June 17, 1858, and was killed in combat. Learn more about her life and accomplishments in this article.

  7. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Jhansi - Tripadvisor

    Jhansi. Things to Do in Jhansi, India - Jhansi Attractions. Popular things to do. Cultural & Theme Tours. Private & Custom Tours. Tours & Sightseeing. Day Trips & Excursions. Top Picks. Walking & Biking Tours. Luxury & Special Occasions. Private Drivers. Multi-day Tours. Outdoor Activities. Food, Wine & Nightlife. Tours in and around Jhansi.

  8. Overlooked No More: Rani of Jhansi, India’s Warrior Queen Who...

    Overlooked No More: Rani of Jhansi, India’s Warrior Queen Who Fought the British - The New York Times. When the British tried to take control of the northern Indian town of Jhansi, Queen...

  9. History. Jhansi city, situated between the rivers Pahunj and Betwa is a symbol of bravery, courage and self respect. It is said that in ancient times Jhansi was a part of the regions Chedi Rashtra, Jejak Bhukit, Jajhoti and Bundelkhand. Jhansi was a stronghold of the Chandela kings. Balwant Nagar was the name of this place.

  10. Lakshmi Bai, India's warrior queen who fought the British

    Lakshmi Bai, the "rani of Jhansi," fought back against Britain's plan to annex her kingdom in the 1850s and became an icon of freedom in India. Lakshmi Bai, Queen of Jhansi, on horseback....

  11. Jhansi | Incredible India

    Jhansi. Nestled between the Betwa and Pahunj rivers, the historic city of Jhansi is synonymous with its courageous queen, Rani Lakshmibai, who valiantly fought against the British forces during the First War of Indian Independence in 1857.