Maharana Pratap, was the Hindu King of Mewar. Maharana Pratap Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the King’s birthday.
This year, Maharana Pratap Jayanti falls on June 13, 2021.
He was given the name of ‘Mewari Rana’ who was against the expansion of the Mughal Empire. His battle of Haldighati is remembered even today. According to the English calendar, Maharana Pratap was born on 9 May 1540, although according to the Hindu calendar, Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2021 falls on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha.
This year this date is falling on 13th June 2021. That is, on Sunday the whole country is going to celebrate the birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap.
Born to parents Maharana Udai Singh II and Rani Jeevant Kanwa, Maharana Pratap defeated the Mughal emperor, Akbar three times in 1577, 1578 and 1579 from invading his estate. He belonged to the Sisodyiya Rajput Clan and followed the strict codes of Kshatriya to fight with Akbar.
Maharana Pratap Jayanti stands as a symbol of heroism, the spirit of freedom, pride, and valour exhibited by the Mewar king in his life against all odds. Pratap fought for his people and their pride against the Mughal empire. He died due to several injuries incurred during the event on January 29, 1597, at the age of 56 while guarding his state against invaders.