Let us take a few steps back in history to know more about her. In the first round of war, during October , British forces lost heavily and St John Thackeray, Collector and Political agent, was killed by Kittur forces. Panthulu based on the story of Rani Chennamma. During the second assault, Sub-collector of Sholapur, Mr. She was well known throughout the village for her bravery. The South Indian rebellions:
This led to the breakout of a war. Unknown March 2, at 5: In the first round of war, during October , British forces lost heavily and St John Thackeray, Collector and Political agent, was killed by Kittur forces. About Us Profile Feedback. There was also a reference of Rani Chennamma in the recent movie Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna starring actor Darshan where the role of the valiant queen was portrayed by the famous actress Jayapradha. She was ready to stake the claim for what belonged to her and the only way she could do that was to fight for her kingdom.
During this second round of war, the Sub-collector of Sholapur, Mr.
Chennamma become the ever memorable woman in world history due to her patriotism, courage etc. They had attacked Kittur with a force of 20, men and guns, which came mainly from the third troop of the Madras Native Horse Artillery.
Kittur Chennamma, however, defied the British order to expel Shivalingappa from the throne.
For 12 days, the valiant Queen and kittr soldiers defended their fort, but as is the common trait, traitors sneaked in and mixed mud and dung in the gunpowder in the canons.
They brought in bigger armies from Mysore and Sholapur eani surrounded Kittur. The Occurrences at Kittur in Thursday, May 23, Chaplin was the commissioner, both of whom did not recognize the new ruler and regent and notified Kittur to accept the British regime.
Shivalingappa was arrested by the British. Chaplin and the Governor of Bombay, under whose regime Kittur fell.
KITTUR CHENNAMMA: Kittur Rani Chennamma () [In Kannada: ಕಿತ್ತೂರು ರಾಣಿ ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ]
Panthulu based on the story of Rani Chennamma. About Us Profile Feedback. The valiant Queen and her om defended their fort, but as is the common trait, traitors sneaked in and mixed mud and dung in the gunpowder in the canons.
Rani Chennamma was married to Mallasarja Desai, ruler of Kittur at the age of The British tried to confiscate the treasure and jewels of Kittur, valued around Fifteen Lakhs of rupees. Rani Chennamma released the hostages with an understanding with Chaplin that the war would be terminated.
Saroja Devi ran Rani Chennamma.
Rani Chennamma and the local people opposed strongly British high handedness. Kittur Rani Chennamma could not win the war against British, but she etched her presence for many centuries in the world of history.
She was imprisoned in the Bailhongal Fort where she spent her time reading holy books.
From a very young age she received training in horse riding, sword fighting and archery. For the film, see Kittur Chennamma film. There are also statues commemorating her at Bangalore, Belgaum and Kittur. However, the request was turned down and the British attacked Kittur with over 20, men mainly from the Madras Native Horse Artillery in order to confiscate the jewels of Kittur.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: During the freedom movement, her brave resistance to British formed theme of plays, songs, and song stories. This page was last edited on 15 Mayat As a mark of respect to the queen, erstwhile President Pratibha Patil unveiled a statue of her in front of the Indian Parliament Complex on September 11 th She spent her days reading holy texts and performing pooja till her death in CE. Chaplin was the commissioner. At the age of 15, she was married off to Raja Malasaraja who belonged to the famous Desai family and were the rulers of the kingdom of Kittur which is presently situated in Karnataka.
Rummy GB January 27, at 5: A British troop of around men and guns were sent to the Kittur kingdom from their Madras Artillery on October Munro, nephew of Thomas Munro was killed. She was Chennamma Queen of the princely state Kittur in Karnataka. They were later released with arni understanding that the war would be terminated.