Ahilyabai Holkar (1725-1795): The Brave Queen Of Malwa

The history books in Bharat rarely talk about Punyashlok Rajmata Ahilyabai Holkar, one of the finest women rulers of Bharat. She was born on 31 May, 1725, in the village of Chondi in Jamkhed, Ahmednagar. Also known as Maharani or Rajmata Ahilyabai Holkar, she was known for her valor and the art of administration. She played an important role in the development of Malwa region (including famous city of Indore in Madhya Pradesh) where she ruled. She passed away on 13 August,1795.

Ahilyabai Holkar Stamp 1996

Here is a well researched detailed document in Hindi that throws more light on her life and achievements:-

Sanatani Veerangana Ahilyabai Holkar

Courtesy: The Nationalist View (https://www.thenationalistview.com/research-and-reference/ahilyabai-holkar-1725-1795-the-brave-queen-of-malwa/)

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