G.S. Chhabra, Advanced History of the Punjab, Sterling Publishers (P) Ltd., Vol. II , (son of Rani Jindan, wife of Ranjit Singh) was declared Maharaja and Hira. 17 Nov In she became Regent of Punjab for Duleep Singh. Rani Jindan was the daughter of a Sikh named Sardar Manna Singh, a Aulakh Jatt. 31 Dec The film Rebel Queen tells the story of the last Sikh ruler of Lahore – a fearless Maharani who Rani Jindan Singh She is the last Sikh queen of Lahore, the capital of the Punjab empire, and her name is Jindan Kaur.

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The entirely volunteer cast and crew of 22 has been working for months to bring Mr. The Maharani was hiatory as “a serious obstacle” to British rule in India.

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A proclamation by Dalhousie, annexing the Punjab, was then read out. In tackling these problems, the Maharani had phnjabi advice and support of the newly appointed council of elder statesmen and military leaders.

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Please update to get the most out of Flickr. One important prop that Mr. To whose care has he been entrusted? Artists Rabindra and Amrit Singh say: Even the artisans at Kartarpur, which is a hub for the furniture industry in Punjab, refused to consider it.

Her revolt began when her husband, the last Maharaja of the Punjab, died of a stroke in and the British tried to wrest the kingdom from the heir to the throne, her infant son, Duleep Singh. This is despite the fact that much of what is known about her is “through the words of the British, who regarded her as a threat to their power in India and therefore did their best to make her reputation as bad as possible”.

These arrived at Lancaster Gate just before the Maharani returned Lady Login’s visit, and her delight was so great that “she forthwith decorated herself, and her attendants, with an assortment of the most wonderful necklaces and earrings, strings of lovely pearls and emeralds”to wear during the visit.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Even the most casual student of Indian history knows of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the leader of the Sikh Empire, who famously united warring confederacies misls and whose reign ushered in a renaissance for the Punjab. Her treatment by the two Residents caused deep resentment among Sikhs.


At the time several Sikh regiments were returning home via Calcutta at the end of the Chinese war. The presence of Sikh royalty in the city gave rise to demonstrations of joy and loyalty. Throne of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – replica Pic: Views Read Edit View history.

Rani Jind Kaur / Rani Jindan Wife Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (From Original Painting)

Her compassion was aroused when she met a tired half-blind woman, her health broken and her beauty vanished. Jind Kaur’s upnjabi to be cremated in Historry had been denied by British authorities.

Soon after her arrival, Lady Login visited with her three youngest children. Surinder Dhanoa and his wife Jaswinder, who plays the lead role, travelled to India this past February to get costumes and accessories made.

The causes and conduct of the First Anglo-Sikh War are described fully elsewhere. Portrait by George Richmond. The Sikh custom allowed the eldest or younger brother of the deceased to symbolically marry the jinndan by placing a ‘nath’ or nose-ring in the nose of the widow[citation needed] whilst both seated under a white sheet held aloft by members of the family.

Parliament of World Religions — Toronto, In England, there is a prevalence of perceiving south Asian women in the context of “honour” killings, forced marriages, domestic violence and foeticide — all serious issues that need to continue to be fought against. When it was finally done it was too big to be shipped and ended up having to be disassembled and assembled back here in the United States. On 16 Septemberafter eani assassination of Maharaja Sher Singh and his wazir jijdanthe army proclaimed the 5-year-old Duleep Singh as sovereign.

Monica Uppal, who plays Queen Victoria in the play, attests to this attention to detail. To strengthen her power base, Jind Kaur betrothed Duleep Singh to the daughter of Chatar Singh Atarivalathe Governor of Hazara province and a powerful and influential member of the Sikh nobility.

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In she became Regent of Punjab for Duleep Singh. Dhanoa took a year to write it and performers have been rehearsing it for over nine months.

Ten other segments create vivid and resonant tableaux that bring to life the rich and passionate history of the Sikhs. She had heard tales of the Maharani’s beauty and influence and strength of will and was curious to meet the woman who had wielded such power.

The item was then taken to another artisan in Khamano village to be gold painted and to Malerkotla for the final touches. But they were reunited years later, which prompted the Maharajah to convert back to Sikhismundoing the work of the British to “brainwash” him.

Retrieved 18 Jinean Jind Kaur became fiercely defensive of the rights of her son and pleaded with the regimental committees to protect his position asking ‘who is the real sovereign, Duleep Singh or Hira Singh? Later, Muslim writers such as Rokeya Hossain also emerged.

On 30 MarchDuleep Singh — held his last court at Lahore, at which he signed away all claims to the rule of the Punjab. Cremation was illegal in Great Britain before and Duleep Singh was refused permission to take his mother’s body to the Punjab, so hietory was kept for a while in the Dissenters’ Chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery. For now, there is no jinadn for anything but this lavish and comprehensive retelling of the story of the Sikh Empire.

September 22, Saturday Time: This page was last edited on 9 Octoberat Other props have also been faithfully recreated here in the Bay Area with the help of designer Ramneet Chaudhary. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.