Gayatri Devi

Indira Devi – A groundbreaking Maharani

This article was written by Shivangi Kaushik. Indira Devi was born as Indira Raje on 19 February 1892 to Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad and Maharani Chimna Raje Gaikwad. Her father was the Maharaja (ruler) of Baroda State (present-day Gujarat in India) from 1875 to 1939. She was the only daughter of her parents, and because of [read more]

Gayatri Devi

Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur – A people’s Maharani

This article was written by Shivangi Kaushik. Born as Princess Gayatri Devi of Cooch Behar on 23 May 1919 to Maharaja Jitendra Narayan of Cooch Behar and Maharani Indira Raje (Maratha Princess of Baroda). She had two brothers Jagat Deependra Narayan and Indrajitentra Narayan and two sisters Ila and Menaka. She studied at Glendower preparatory [read more]