Know The Stories Of Bravery Of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's birth anniversary is celebrated every year on 19 February. He was born on 19 February 1630 in a Maratha family in Shivneri fort. Shivaji Maharaj's name was Shivaji Bhosle.

His father's name was Shahji Bhosle and mother's name was Jijabai. Shivaji's father was a commander in the Ahmednagar Sultanate. His mother was interested in religious texts, which also had an impact on Shivaji's life. The period in which Maharaj Shivaji was born. At that time the Mughal invasion in the country was at its peak. It was Maharaj Shivaji who sounded the bugle of war against the Mughals.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj launched his first attack against the Mughals when he was only 15 years old. This attack was to establish the Hindu empire. This was called the policy of guerrilla warfare. Shivaji developed this new style of warfare.

The principle of guerrilla warfare is 'hit and run away'. Shivaji attacked Bijapur and defeated Adilshah, the ruler of Bijapur with his guerrilla warfare policy and his skillful strategy and also captured four kilos of Bijapur.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj laid the foundation of the Maratha Empire in Western India in 1674. At this time Shivaji was formally crowned emperor of the Maratha Empire.

Chhatrapati Shivaji was called Maratha Gaurav. Shivaji died on 3 April 1680 due to serious illness. But his contributions will always be remembered. After Shivaji, his son Sambhaji took command of the state.