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The Most Beautiful Queen In India And Her Illustrious Life Marked The World Record, Even The US President Also Bowed In Respect

Queen Gayatri's whole life has devoted herself to fighting for women's rights, regaining rights for the poor. Not only that, she is also a beauty and fashion icon that Indians are extremely proud of.

The country of India is famous as the land that produces women of outstanding beauty, but until today, Queen Gayatri Devi has always been the most wonderful symbol of beauty and wisdom. She has made a deep mark in history with her unwavering dedication to the political activities of the country, the struggles for women’s rights, for the poor of India.

Queen Gayatri not only received love from the Indian people but also on the world political forum, she made men really respect, even former US President John F. Kennedy each gender. Ms. Grayatri’s description was: “The woman who won the most amazing majority of the vote in the election”.

Gayatri Devi was born on May 23, 1919 in London. She comes from a royal family with her father Prince Jitendra Narayan of Cooch Behar, West Bengal and mother Princess Indira Raje of Baroda. She studied and graduated from many prestigious schools in England and Switzerland. Due to being exposed to the progressive culture of the West as well as being taught feminist ideology by her mother, from a very young age, Ms. Gayatri has always shown herself to be a strong and independent girl.


Contrary to the sentimental lady stereotype that people still imagine, Ms. Gayatri grew up with a passion for polo and horse racing, even being a pretty excellent athlete. Besides, she also loved hunting and later loved to play with cars. It is known that she is the one who imported the first Mercedes-Benz W126 into India, in addition, she also owns many Rolls Royce cars and planes.

When Gayatri was 12 years old, she once fought Polo with Prince Sawai Man Singh II, she fell in love with him and later, she resolutely pursued her love even though the prince was twice his age at that time. she and had 2 wives.

Like her mother, Gayatri does not accept social stereotypes for girls, she believes in marrying for love and has followed her heart’s call. The marriage of Gayatri and Sawai Man Singh II in 1940, despite many objections, she eventually overcame all to become the queen of Jaipur and held this position until 1970.

After becoming queen, Ms. Gayatri devoted all her heart to social and charity activities. Besides accompanying her husband in diplomatic events, she also fought strongly, protecting women and people in the poor class of society.


In 1943, Ms. Gayatri built a school exclusively for girls in an effort to bring knowledge and equality to women. She believes that only education and understanding can make the lives of Indian women more independent and their future brighter. Currently, the school named Gayatri Devi is considered one of the best educational systems in India.

In 1947, the Indian monarchy was overthrown, and the emirates and titles were abolished. Ms. Gayatri since then began to engage in politics and quickly proved her strength and influence is not inferior to any man.

In 1962, when she ran for the first time for the National Assembly, Ms. Gayatri excellently won the majority of votes, becoming the first woman to hold a seat in the People’s House of Representatives – Lok Sabha. Gayatri’s remarkable achievement was recorded in the Guinness World Records with 192,909 votes out of 246,516 votes. To this day, this record has not been broken by anyone. Ms. Gayatri continued to hold this position in 1967 and 1971 as a member of the Swatantra Party founded by C. Rajagopalachari.

In 1970, Sawai Man Singh II passed away, causing Mrs. Gayatri a big shock. In 1975, in the Emergency program of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Ms. Gayatri was caught in several false tax allegations and spent 6 months in prison. After her release, she also retired from politics.


In the following years, Ms. Gayatri continued to fight for the rights of prisoners living in poor conditions in prison as well as community welfare programs. She has made a big impact in opposing the Purdah system that is holding back women in society. In the cultural field, Ms. Gayatri is credited with restoring and preserving the ancient and fading art of green pottery in India.

Not only is a woman with outstanding intellect, Ms. Gayatri also has a modern fashion sense, which is considered a symbol of beauty and modern women at that time. The famous fashion magazine Vogue once voted Gayatri as one of the 10 most beautiful women in the world.

Gayatri’s trendy dress style carries the liberal thought of her mother. Never constrained in traditional sari or veil, Ms. Gayatri always knows how to express her personality with strong and elegant Western-inspired outfits, trousers, shirts, sportswear. … The sari that Ms. Gayatri chose are also cleverly renovated but have not lost their inherent charm and traditional beauty.

On July 29, 2009, Ms. Gayatri Devi passed away due to enteritis and lung infection causing great grief to people all over India. According to BBC, the posthumous estate left by Gayatri is worth up to 400 million USD. She and her husband had only one son, but died early in 1997, so the property was divided among two grandchildren. It was also from this huge fortune that a succession of fierce disputes and lawsuits occurred between the heir and other descendants of her husband.



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