Maharana Raj Singh became the ruler of Mewar at a very critical juncture in its history. As soon as the ascended the throne, Shah Jahan sent the largest Mughal force that had ever ventured into Mewar. Then followed the last sack of Chitor. Raj Singh however soon had his revenge. When Aurangzed rebelled against his father he sought Raj Singh`s support and offered ot restore what Raj Singh had lost earlier. The Maharana spun out the negotiations till Aurangzeb had finally defeated his father.
About the Author:
Author born in 1900 professor Sri Ram Sharma has been devoting himself to historical studies for almost half a century past. He published his first research paper before he had taken his M.A. examination. He is the first serious student of medieval Indian history to utilize non-Persian sources but he has used them not in isolation but together of history and politics at the D.A.V. college, Lahore, Srinagar, Sholapur and Chandigarh he became a U.G.C. professor of politics in the university of the punjab in 1963 and is currently director of the project Swami Dayanand and his work in the same University.