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Unbridled Passion

This article appeared in India Today Spice magazine on 26 June, 2011 On June 21, 1576, the legendary Maharana Pratap of Mewar took up arms to protect his people from the Mughals. Vastly outnumbered and gravely wounded, he fell unconscious on the battlefield. General Chetak took it upon himself to rescue his King and valiantly fought his way to the safety of a stream. There, Chetak succumbed to his own wounds in the arms of his King. At the site, the Mahrana later erected a memorial dedicated to the courage of his general, companion, and royal steed ... Complete article can be seen at the following locations: Link to India today site PDF document