The story of Malalai of Maiwand – Afghan Heroine


Battle of Maiwand Afghanistan

Malalai “Anaa” is a national heroine that stood up in the most critical point of the battle of Maiwand in the second Anglo-Afghan War. (1880) As the morale of the Afghan Mujahideen was wailing, she stood up and proclaimed:
“Young love! If you do not fall in the battle of maiwand
By god someone is saving you as a symbol of shame”
Malalai’s fame spurred from this incident.

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