Lakshmi Bai: Who is India's Joan of Arc?


Statue of Rani Lakshmi Bai's statue in Solapur near the Kambar Talav. By Dharmadhyaksha (Own work). CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Lakshmi Bai was born into wealthy family in 1830, but she was far from the typical aristocrat. In this episode, Deblina and Sarah recount the life and work of Lakshmi Bai, from her youth to her instrumental role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Topics in this Podcast: royalty, Indian history, 19th century, women