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Todays was born ,Rao Tula Ram, King of Rewari

Todays was born ,Rao Tula Ram, King of Rewari

Rao Tularam was born on 9 December 1825 in a Ahir family in Rewari city of Haryana state. His father's name was Rao Puran Singh and mother's name was Gyan Kunwar. His grandfather's name was Rao Tej Singh.

In the Revolution of 1857, Rao Tularam had assumed the title of King while declaring himself independent. He fought with the British at Nasibpur salt spot in which more than five thousand Ahir had been killed. He also supported the revolutionaries of Delhi and on 16 November 1857, he himself fought with British Army in Narwana, but he was defeated. He decided to go to Tatya Tope to decide for further battling tactics, but in 1862, due to the detention of Tatya Tope, he went to Iran and Afghanistan demanding military assistance, where he died in short life.

Due to participation in the Revolution of 1857, the British rule had seized the princely state of Rao Tularam in 1859. But both of his wives had the right on property. In 1877 his title was returned to his son, 'Rao Yudhishtir Singh' by appointing the head of Ahirwal.

He was the one of the prominent leaders of  first Indian independence movement 1857. He is considered "Raj Nayaka" in the state of Haryana. Rao Tularam gets credited with temporarily overthrowing the entire British rule from the south-western region of Haryana, to support the revolutionaries in historic city of Delhi with rebel forces, money and war equipments.

To get help to fight a war against the British, he left India and met with the rulers of Iran and Afghanistan, he had plans to establish contact with Russia's Tsar. At the age of 37, on 23 September 1863, he died of dysentery in Kabul.

On September 23, 2001, the Indian government released postal tickets in memory of Maharaja Rao Tularam. Rao Tula Ram Memorial Hospital in JaffarPur Kalan, Defence Studies and Analysis Institutes at Maharaja Rao Tula Ram Marg and Maharaja Rao Tula Ram Polytechnic at Chirag Delhi are the major built in his honor.

Related Question:-

Q.1 When was Rao Tula Ram born?
A. 15 December 1822
B. 9 December 1825
C. 1 December 1832
D. 29 December 1826
Ans: 9 December 1825
Q.2 Where is Rao Tula Ram Memorial Hospital situated?
A. Haulambi Kalan
B. Jharoda Kalan
C. JafarPur Kalan
D. Kheda Kalan
Ans: JafarPur Kalan

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