The Tiger King class 12 chapter 2 English Vistas summary
The Tiger king class 12 summary
This story refers to the Maharaja sir Jilani Hung Bahadur of Pratibandapuram. Astrologers predict his future when he was just 10 days old. Astrologers say that a tiger will kill him. on this, surprisingly the 10-day-old prince said. let tigers beware. the boy grows up just like any other royal child raised. such as by drinking the milk of a white cow and being looked after by an English nanny and watching English movies.
When he was 20, he was crowned king and came to know about the prediction of his death. so then onwards he started killing a tiger and banned the tiger hunt in his state. According to the astrologer he needs to be careful with the 100th tiger even if he successfully kills 99 tigers.
One time a high-ranking British officer visits his state and wants to go for a tiger hunt. however, the maharaja declined his wish. and to secure the state from the wrath of the British officer. the maharaja sent 50 diamond rings to the officer’s wife whose worth was Rs 3 Lakh.
Within ten years the maharaja successfully slays 70 tigers. but after that, there were no tigers .left in Pratibandapuram. hence to complete his target of killing a hundred tigers he marries a girl from the royal state that has more tigers whenever he visits his inn laws. he makes sure that he kills 5-6 tigers each time. In addition in this way, he was able to kill 99 tigers but he was unable to find the 100th tiger. On not finding the 100th tiger the maharaja became violent and threatened the Dewan. To save himself from the circus and with great difficulty put him in the forest.
He told Maharaja about the tiger .so the maharaja went on a hunt and shot the tiger and felt victorious and happy. but then again. he didn’t know that his bullet missed and the tiger was alive and he only collapsed out of fear. no one has the guts. to tell the truth to the king so they killed the tiger and brought it in a grand procession.
Lastly, the maharaja was joyful and happy. so on his son’s birthday, he buys a wooden tiger as a gift for him. the tiger had rough edges and while playing with it he gets a woodcut in his hand which later on advances into an infection. and because of it, he dies. therefore fatefully the 100th tiger although made of wood take its revenge and killed the king.
Conclusion of summary
By means of the tiger king summary, the writer wants to say that no one can change what’s written in destiny no matter what they do.