Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2021: Maharana Pratap’s birth anniversary is being celebrated on Sunday in other parts of the country except for Mewar in terms of the English calendar. Several politicians of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, State Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have bowed to the brave warrior and the country’s first freedom fighter. On the contrary, according to the Hindu Panchang, the birth anniversary of Mewar Maharana Pratap, the eldest Shukla Tritiya will be celebrated next month on June 16. According to the English calendar and the Indian Calendar on Maharana Pratap’s birth anniversary, there is no consensus on the date.
According to Panchang, Rana Pratap was born in Kumbalgarh Fort on the senior Shukla Tritiya of Vikram Samvat 1597. This day was 9th May 1540. Pratap Jayanti is celebrated at many places on 9th May. While Pratap Jayanti is celebrated in Mewar according to the Hindu Panchang. The Rajasthan government has also been declaring Pratap Jayanti as a holiday on the senior Shukla Tritiya every year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted Maharana Pratap by delivering a message via Twitter. He wrote that he saluted Maharana Pratap, the great son of Mother India, on his birth anniversary. His story, full of patriotism, self-respect, and valor, will always be a source of inspiration for the countrymen.
Meanwhile, Mewar dynasty member Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar has tweeted that according to Hindu Panchang, the birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap, the senior Shukla Tritiya will be celebrated. Pratap’s birth anniversary will also be celebrated in Mewar as per the Hindu Panchang. Maharana Pratap was born in the then Mewar state and Kumbhalgarh in the Rajsamand district. Maharana Uday Singh II and Maharana Pratap, the eldest son of Maharani Jaywanta Bai, were skilled in war strategy with a skilled warrior. He not only protected Mewar from the Mughals every time but also drove him out of Mewar. He never gave up on adversity.
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