MAHARAJ –THE GREAT
Done by:-VENKATA KAMYA .P
School name:-NARAYANA E-TECHNO
Shivaji Bhosale, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale.
Shivaji was the founder of Maratha Empire in western India in 1674
Born: February 19, 1627
Died: April 3, 1680
Shivaji with his ideology of Hindavi Swaraj (Freedom for Hindustan) decided
to directly challenge Bijapur Sultanate rule and eventually the Mughal empire
to established the Maratha Samrajya or the Maratha kingdom for there
Marathas, by the Marathas and of the Marathas.
An example of this is how readily his men like Baji Prabhu Deshpande
and others volunteered to face even the likelihood of certain death
at Ghod Khind to help Shivaji continue the fight of independence –
eliciting such heroism from followers cannot be mandates,
it can only be inspired by :
Purity of character
Awe inspiring leadership and
A truly shared vision for homeland.
Shivaji Mharaj’s kingdom served as a Hindu
bulwark against Mughal powers within India.
His brilliant strategic- (ganimi kava)
Tactical management on battlefields,
Acute management and
Administrative skills helped him to lay the
foundations of the future Maratha empire in
Clash with the Mughals-
Attack on SHAISTA KHAN-
Battle of Pratapgarh
Battle of Kolhapur
Siege of Panhala and Battle of Pavan Khind
Treaty of Purandar
Arrest in Agra and escape
And many more ..
Broad Principles of Shivaji’s Administration
The defence of the country (Swarajya) should be given highest priority through a
network of well garrisoned land and marine forts, a strong army and a navy. In
view of peculiar geographical features of Maharashtra specially kokan region this
was the best means of protecting the land from hostile powers.
All posts were to be filled on the basis of merit and not heredity, caste or religion.
Revenue collection was to be direct, i.e. by the state, through its own agencies
and departments and through middleman of any type.
During war and in course of raids in the enemy territory the women, children and
religion places were not to suffer any harm or damage.
TRAITS OF HIS GREAT LEADERSHIP
DEMOCRATIC-HIS POLICIES were clearly defined
for only and only welfare of society
Inspired his own people
Fair administration- taxation
Thinking out of the box
Sharp brain good presence of mind great vision
Superb spy network
An innovator and able commander
He was the type of the real son of India representing the true
consciousness of the nation.
Shivaji embodied all the qualities that politicians should possess in 21st
He was just, firm and stood for the weak; he was an honest and
Even today he rules the heart of Indian people.