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Rani Rudrama Devi (1245–1289), Teluguరుద్రమ దేవి or Rudradeva Maharaja,sometimes spelled Rudramadevi, was a ruler of the Kakatiya dynasty in the Deccan Plateau and one of the few ruling queens in Indian history.

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Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad

The famous heritage site of the Golkonda Fort in Telangana. Built by the Kakatiya dynasty in the 17th century A.D.

ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad. Gentle echoes of Kakatiya art and sculpture commemorate the legendary spirit of the Kakatiya dynasty at the ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad.


Rudrama Devi: was a ruler of the Kakatiya dynasty in the Deccan Plateau. She was one of the very few women to rule in Indian history and promoted a male image in order to do so.: began her rule of the Kakatiya kingdom jointly with her father, Ganapatideva, as his co-regent, from 1261-62. Though Rudrama Devi assumed full sovereignty in 1263,she was not the crowned queen until her father died in 1269. Her nomination and ascension to the throne was not entirely accepted; indeed, some people had… Rudramadevi married Veerabadra, a Vengi Chalukya (a branch of the Chalukyas of Badami), the prince of Nidadavolu.