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BIRTH CENTENARY OF SMT. VIJAYA RAJE SCINDIA
श्रीमती विजया राजे सिंधिया की जन्‍म शताब्‍दी

Proof Price₹2921.00 Proof Quantity
UNC Price₹2726.00UNC Quantity

Smt. Vijaya Raje Scindia, popularly known as Rajmata of Gwalior was born on 11th October 1919 at Sagar in Madhya Pradesh. She was named Lekha Divyeshwari Devi at birth. She was educated at home initially, later studying at the Vasanta College, Benaras and the Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow. After completing her education, she was inspired by the Indian Freedom Movement and joined the struggle for Independence. In 1941 at the age of 22, she was married to Jivajirao Scindia, Maharaja of Gwalior. Her political journey started in 1957 when she owned the Guna Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh. Smt. Vijaya Raje Scindia remained Member of Parliament for many years between 1957 and 1998. She believed in educating the girl child and women empowerment. She was a writer and penned an autobiography; the last Maharani of Gwalior, proved a bestseller. It provides many valuable details of her life and career. Smt. Vijaya Raje Scindia died on 25th January, 2001.

Denomination of the coin Shape and outside diameter Number of Serrations Weight Metal Composition
One Hundred Rupees Circular 44 millimeter 200 35.00gms Quaternary Alloy
Silver - 50 Percent
Copper - 40 Percent
Nickel - 05 Percent
Zinc - 05 Percent