Rani Karnavati of Chittor hailed from the Bundi realm. She was hitched to Rana Sangram Singh (Rana Sanga) who governed the Mewar realm from its capital, Chittorgarh. He was from the Sisodia faction. He administered from 1508 - 1528. Rana Sanga was an expansionist ruler. He would in general grow his limits and this acquired him struggle with the Lodhis. Rana Sanga took on a conflict with the Lodhis in 1518 in Khatoli and even figured out how to catch a sovereign. Rana Sanga expected successful in this battle against the Lodhis with extraordinary courage. This likewise brought the greater part of the eastern Rajasthan under his standard.
In 1527, Rana Sanga drove a protection from the powers of the primary Mughal ruler Babur, after he had rose his seat in 1527. Rana Sanga passed on due to getting harmed . This, of course, made Rani Karnavati of Chittor to administer as an official for her child Vikramjit. Bahadur Shah, who was the Sultan of Gujarat, looked to attack Mewar. He was tricked on account of the rich mineral wellsprings of Mewar. Rani Karnavati of Chittor was resolved to secure the honor of Mewar. She caused herself by sending her two children Vikramjit and Uday Singh to Bundi, her maternal home. Her strategy worked in the underlying stages, however Bahadur Shah again returned in 1534. The bold Rajputs of Mewar were prepared to set out their lives however they were resolved to battle the soldiers. Rani Karnavati understood that confronting rout on account of the multitude of Bahadur Shah was invulnerable. Thus, she chose to submit jauhar alongside the wide range of various ladies, as opposed to confronting necrophilia because of the savages. Thus, subsequent to making a colossal fire, she drove the gathering of ladies who bounced into the fire.
This jauhar is supposed to be the second of the three jauhars of Mewar. The first was finished by Rani Padmini.