Kamalapati was the last Hindu Maharani of Bhopal. Bhopal’s Habibganj railway station will now named Rani Kamalapati station after her name. Queen Kamalapati took a water samadhi in defense of self-respect.
Habibganj railway station in Bhopal will be known as Rani Kamalapati
The name Habibganj railway station located in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh known as Rani Kamalapati. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the country’s first world-class railway station today. According to Madhya Pradesh Public Relations, this station constructed in 1905. At that time it known as Shahpur. In 1979 its name changed to Habibganj. After about 42 years, its name changed to Rani Kamalapati station.
She was very beautiful, hence the name – Kamalapati
In the 16th century, Raja Kripal Singh was Sarutia of the Salkanpur princely state of Sehore district. A daughter was born to him. She very beautiful, so she named Kamalapati. Princess Kamalapati had mastery in education, horse riding, wrestling, and archery. The responsibility of looking after the princely state of Salkanpur was on Raja Kripal Singh Sarautia and Princess Kamalapati.
Married to Raja Nizam Shah of Ginnaurgarh
In the 16th century itself, the state of Ginnaurgarh formed by merging about 750 villages. Its king was Suraj Singh Shah (Salaam). His son was Nizam Shah. Rani Kamalapati married to him. The Gond king Nizam Shah had built a very beautiful palace in the name of his wife Rani Kamalapati in 1702 near the pond in Bhopal. This palace is still known as Rani Kamalapati Mahal. In 1989, this palace taken under its protection by the Archaeological Survey of India.
To take revenge on the killers of her husband, the help of Afghan Sardar taken.
Chain Singh, a resident of Salkanpur, wanted to marry Rani Kamalapati. He tried several times to assassinate King Nizam Shah. Failed every time. Then one day Chain Singh invited Raja Nizam Shah to his house for food and killed him by giving poison. After this, Chain Singh attacked the fort of Ginnaurgarh with the aim of getting Queen Kamalapati. To escape from him, Queen Kamalapati hid with her son Naval in the same palace of Bhopal, which was built by King Nizam Shah.
Rani Kamalapati Railway Station built at a cost of 100 crores
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated Rani Kamalapati Railway Station (Habibganj) built at a cost of 100 crores in Bhopal. The Prime Minister said that Gond pride is associated with Indian Railways due to the addition of the name of Rani Kamalapati. Today is a day of the confluence of proud history and a glorious future for the country. How modern is the future of Indian Railways? How bright Its reflection will be visible to anyone who visits this grand railway station of Bhopal.
Traffic of 40 thousand passengers daily
Re-developed like the German Heidelberg railway station. At Rani Kamalapati railway station, 40 thousand passengers will have to travel daily. About 40 pairs of trains given stoppages daily in Habibganj. Before Kovid, 54 pairs of trains used to operate here every day. About 25 thousand people were moving. At present, 22 pairs of trains are operating.
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