History Of Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji Maharaj  (Also Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Shivaji Raje Bhosale) was the Founder of Maratha Empire in India. Shivaji Maharaj was born in 1627 A.D. at Shivneri, a hill fort near Puna.
Shivaji’s Maharaj  father- Shahaji Raje Bhosale was employed as an officer in the army of Satan of Bijapur. Shivaji’s mother Jijabai and his guru Ramdas inspired him with noble ft patriotic ideas and infuse  him love for the religion and the motherland. In 1645, the 15-year-old the Shivaji Maharaj   bribed or persuaded’ the Bijapuri commander of Torna Fort, The Inayat Khan, to hand over the possession of the fort to him.
In 1659, Adilshah sent Afzal Khan, an experienced and the veteran general to destroy the Shivaji Maharaj , effort to put down what he saw as a regional revolt. After that there was no stopping him and he went on to the capture Kondana and Rajgad forts and exercised full control over the region of Pune. Around the year 1659, Shivaji took over the forts in  the Western Ghats and the ones near the Konkan coast. In order to disrupt Shivaji’s seriei, of , Adilshah arrested his father Shahaji by unfair means “, . shivaji Maharaj  and his elder brother Sambhaji Maharaj  .
However, the armies*ere no match for the two strong brothers and were defeated by then rand their father was released. However, Afzal Khan later seized an opportunity to kill Sambhaji Maharaj  by deceit, Shivaji Maharaj  was an efficient ruler and administrator and ruled with a just and firm hand. His government had concepts that we know of now like the Cabinet known as Ashtapradhan Mandaly’s foreign affairs known as Dabir and also an internal intelligence wing.
During Shivaji’s Maharaj  reign the army was very efficient and dependable for him. Since Shivaji Maharaj  ruled a major part of the Western coast area, he also command’s, strong navy force.
Shivaji Maharaj   is known for his protective and fatherly attitude Awards his citizens. He is remembered till date as a hero who worked for the welfare of his subjects and state. Shivaji Maharaj  breathed his last in 1680 after suffering from fever for three whole weeks.  

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