Maharana Pratap Jayanti Holiday 2019

Maharana Pratap Jayanti is a festival celebrated in remembrance of Maharana Pratap Singh, a Rajput king of Mewar. The legendary king is renowned as a true patriot that commenced the first war of independence. He fought alongside Akbar, one of the most famous Mughal Emperors in the battle of Haldighati. The battle lasted 4 hours and Maharana Pratap had to make an escape in the end. However, he had managed to kill many opponents in the battlefield, earning him the respect and honour he has today. This is why his birth anniversary is celebrated as Maharana Pratap Jayanti every year on the third day of the Jyeshtha Shukla phase, the third month in the Hindu calendar.

Maharana Pratap Jayanti Holidays 2019

Holiday States Day Date Year
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Thursday 6th June   2019

Maharana Pratap Jayanti Holidays 2020 - 2028

Holiday States Day Date Year
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Monday 25th May 2020
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Sunday 13th June 2021
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Thursday 2nd June 2022
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Monday 22nd May 2023
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Sunday 9th June 2024
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Thursday 29th May 2025
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Wednesday 17th June 2026
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Monday 7th June 2027
Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan Saturday 27th May 2028

History Of Maharana Pratap Jayanti

People of India, especially in the North, honour and even worship Maharana Pratap. The chronicle of the great king began when Akbar, the Mughal Emperor invaded the dynasty of Maharana Pratap’s father. Later, when Maharana Pratap himself became king, he refused to form an alliance with Akbar numerous times. Although the king hadn’t completely conquered the Mughals, he did defeat them once in the battle of Haldighati, in spite of being outnumbered two to one. He did so by using terrain tactics that was intended to kill the opposing general.

How Is Maharana Pratap Jayanti Celebrated?

Extensive, special pujas are performed on Maharana Pratap Jayanti in his remembrance. In many parts of the country, there are several cultural events and debates that also take place on this special day. Many people also visit his memorial statue located in Udaipur on his birthday. Furthermore, there are vibrant parades and religious rites that take place to honour the king’s legacy.

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