maharani Zind kaur: know! Why this queen of Maharaja Ranjit Singh is called The Queen Mother
Maharani Jind Kaur, the beautiful wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the Sikh Empire, is remembered by names like ‘Rebel Queen,’ The Missalina of Punjab ‘and’ The Queen Mother ‘. She is also known as’ Queen Jindan’. She was the last queen of Lahore in Punjab during the reign of the Sikhs.
The story of Jind Kaur, who became the most powerful empress of North India from the daughter of a keeper of dogs, has been a part of Indian folklore. Historians have termed Jind Kaur a ‘courageous woman’ who fought the Sikhs and the British in the first battle between the Sikhs and the British in 1846.
After the defeat, Jind Kaur escaped disguised as a maid from the British captivity. Jind Kaur, after escaping, probably took refuge in Nepal which was not under the British Empire at that time. However, she could not take her nine-year-old son, Dilip Singh, who came to the British. At the age of nine, Dilip Singh was sent to live near Queen Victoria, where he became a Christian and ‘ Became known as the ‘Black Prince’.
Famous documentary producer Michael Singh has made a film named ‘Rebel Rani’ on Maharani Jindan. He says that Jind Kaur did everything possible to protect his son.
Michael Singh says, “After the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Dilip Singh, the heir to the throne, managed to escape from there amid bloody events. So Queen Jindan had an important role in it. “” Queen Jinda fought like a lioness to not only keep her son Dilip Singh alive but to get the throne of Punjab. ”
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