On June 18, 1858, Lakshmibai, the Rani of the princely state of Jhansi and one of the most important figures of India's First War of Independence, died while fighting against the British in Gwalior.
India's freedom struggle had seen many freedom fighters over the years, but the name of Rani Lakshmibai also known as Laxmibai stands out among them. The story of this freedom fighter is the stuff of legend.
Lakshmibai was born on November 19, 1828, in the holy town of Varanasi in a Maharashtrian family....
NEWS WORLD INDIA | June 18 , 2018