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Chittorgarh, also known as Chittor, has many stories of war, pride and even the life of a great mystic poet, Meera Bai. Chittorgarh is in western Rajasthan and is a part of Mewar region of Rajasthan.
Out of many significant historical events held at Chittorgarh, the attach or Siege of 1303 AD, is the most famous tale of this city. In 1303 AD, Alauddin Khalji (Sultan of Delhi), attached Chittorgarh, because he wanted Queen Padmini (popularly known as Padmavati). After an eight months siege, Alauddin Khalji tricked the ruler of Chittor, Maharana Ratan Singh, but was never able to get Queen Padmini, who along with 30,000 Rajput ladies, gave their lives instead of seeing themselves with the men of Delhi Sultanate.
Another famous tale from Chittor history is from 1433 AD TO 1468 AD. It was the time of Rana Kumbha, who is rated as one of the most influential rulers of Chittorgarh. During his time, he built many forts, temples, mansions in Chittorgarh. Rana Kumbha. But such a famous ruler was killed by his son (Rana Udaysimha), as he wanted to become the Maharana of Chittorgarh. Later Rana Udaysimha was also removed from the throne by joint efforts from the local and Rana Kumbha son Rana Raimal.
The third historical event connected with Chittorgarh is with the advent of first Mughal ruler Babar. In 1509 AD, the grandson of Rana Kumbha, Rana Sanga became the ruler of Chittorgarh, who was in continuous war with the Lodhi Dynasty, who were the rulers of Delhi Sultanate. Rana Sanga was a fearceful ruler, who spend most of his life in battles, but in 1527 AD, he lost against Babar. From 1527 AD to 1600 AD, Chittorgarh was in continuous wars with the Mughals who became the ruler of almost all of North & East India.
Another famous historical figure connected with Chittorgarh is Meera Bai. Meera Bai is renowned for her poems on Krishna and today she is regarded as a Bhakti Saint.