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Pratap Jayanti

Pratap Jayanti is the birth anniversary festival of Maharana Pratap - an eternal patriot who fought the first war of independence.

It is mostly celebrated in Kumbhalgarh, the birth place of Maharana Pratap, and Haldighati, where an eventful battle held between Maharana Pratap and Mughal Emperor Akbar.

This festival falls during Ashad Shukla (May-June). Apart from special puja, processions are taken out in memory of Maharana Pratap on this day. Several cultural programs such as debate are also organized.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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