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2024/04/02 19:16:08 IST

Shivaji Maharaj's Death Anniversary - 6 Facts You Should Know!

    Every year, April 3rd marks the death anniversary of one of the greatest rulers of the Maratha Empire, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. He departed from this world on the 3rd of April 1680 due to severe fever and dysentery.

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Real Definer of Women's Empowerment

    Renowned for his zealous advocacy of womens rights, he passed legislation outlawing the disgraceful treatment of women. Any violation against women had a heavy penalty. It was also forbidden for his commanders and soldiers to harass women.

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Established the NAVY

    The first native king to establish a navy in medieval India was Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. In 1665, he carried out his first naval excursion.

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    Termed the mountain rat for his cunning combat tactics. He planned many undercover military operations and was a master of guerilla warfare.

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    It is well known that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj held secular religious beliefs. He disapproved of discrimination based on religion and supported the coexistence of people.

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Ashta Pradhan Mandal

    Shivaji Maharaj formed the Ashta Pradhan Mandal, a council of eight officials, to assist him with a range of administrative and political challenges.

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Revival of Sanskriti

    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj always pushed for the use of Marathi and Sanskrit instead of Persian, which was the common language of administrative operations at that time, and made attempts to restore the Hindu court and political practices.

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