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Rani Chennamma was the rani of ________.
A)Kittur
B)Hyderabad
C)Vijayapura
D)Uttara kannada

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Last updated date: 11th Jun 2024
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Hint: Rani Chennamma popularly known as Kittur Chennamma was born on 23 October 1778. She was the queen of the princely state Kittur which is located in present day Karnataka. She was the first female ruler who rebelled against the British East India Company in 1824 in an attempt to retain Indian rule over her region.

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Let us discuss each option individually in detail to figure out the correct answer.

Kittur : Rani Chennamma was the queen of Kittur. She was also known as Kittur Chennamma. Therefore, this is the correct option.

Hyderabad : Rani Chennamma was not the rani of Hyderabad. Therefore, this is not the correct option.

Vijayapura: Rani Chennamma was not the rani of Vijayapura. Therefore, this is not the correct option.

Uttara Kannada : Rani Chennamma was not the Rani of Uttara Kannada. Therefore, this is not the correct option.

 She belonged to the Lingayat community, she learnt horse riding, sword fighting and archery from a young age. At the age of 15, She got married to Raja Mallasarja of the Desai family. After the death of her husband and son in 1824

Hence, the correct answer is option (A)

Note: Rani Chennamma was left with the responsibility of the state of Kittur and an uphill task to save it from the British who attempted to possess her empire on the pretext of the “Doctrine of Lapse” which was introduced by Lord Dalhousie.