MAHARAJ - THE LEGEND
The King of
History of forts of Maharashtra
is history of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and history of his
battle for God, religion, justice & freedom of Maharashtra.
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was true king of fort. On his whole
life he was ruled on more than 375 forts. Many of them were
built-up by him. He build and maintain all types of forts e.g.
Ocean Forts, Castles, Mountain Forts and too many mores.
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is
well- known as all time great worrier. He was fight at time with
many enemies and not only fight but also defeat all of them and
spread his empire in all directions.
Forts of Maharashtra were backbone
his victorious campaign. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was
excellent general co-coordinator, administrator, leader but one
more most important thing he had that he was master in choosing
and using places for battlefield. Forts build by him like
Pratapgad, Sindhudurg are victims of his architectural skills.
Every fort of Maharashtra has too many memories of his
successful and famous battles. Age of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
was golden age of history of forts in Maharashtra.
He founded the
Hindu kingdom in the Deccan against all odds, fighting against
the mighty Mughals. He inspired and united the common man to
fight against the tyranny of Mughal ruler Aurangzeb, by
inculcating a sense of pride and nationality in them. At the age
of 16, he took a pledge to establish a sovereign Hindu state.
His life appears like a fairy tale to children. He clearly
outstands all the rulers and generals of India by the exemplary
life he lived and is thus respected by the entire cross section
of Indians. Shivaji is to India what Napolean was to Europe.