List of Rajputs: Wikis

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Maharana Pratap, a Sixteenth century Rajput ruler and great warrior of his time. Mughal emperor Akbar sent many missions against him; however, he survived and fought to his last breath. He ultimately gained control of all areas of Mewar, excluding the fort of Chittor.

Rajput is a royal warrior caste of Indian Subcontinent. They have been referred to as the most Valiant Warriors of Indian Subcontinent. Their warlike nature and dominant rule of their kingdoms against other tribes earned them a powerful reputation. Rajputs ruled more than four hundred of the estimated six hundred princely states at the time of India's independence. Out of them 121 were Salute states Rajputs ruled 81 of them at the time of independence of India.

This is only a partial list of famous Rajputs, members of the Rajput community of Northern India and Pakistan.

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Historical figures

Statue of Prithvi Raj Chauhan at Ajmer

Politicians of India

Karan Singh is an Indian politician and the son of former ruler of the state of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh.
 Aridaman Singh Bhadauria - M.L.A.  from Bah, Agra

Politicians of Pakistan

Muhammad Ali Jinnah in his youth, in traditional Muslim Rajput dress.

Armed forces of India

  • CHM Piru Singh Shekhawat. Awarded Param Veer Chakra posthumously for gallantry of highest order, during the 1947 Indo-Pakistani war.
  • Major Shaitan Singh Bhati. Awarded the Param Vir Chakra, the highest gallantry award posthumously during the 1962 Indo-China war.[2]
  • Capt Gurbachan Singh Salaria. Awarded the Param Vir Chakra, the highest gallantry award posthumously.
  • Sagat Singh - Rajasthan
  • Karni Singh Rathore - K.C.

Armed forces of Pakistan

Sports

Art, culture and cinema

References

sushant rajput [manav of serial pavitra rishta on zee tv]


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