Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Biography, History, and Administration
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Biography: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was brave and had an immaculate personality in Indian history. Shivaji Maharaj was the warrior king and famous for his bravery, tactics, and administrative skills. He always focussed on Swarajya and Maratha’s heritage. He was the descendant of the 96 Maratha Clans well known as ‘Kshatriyas’ or brave fighters.
Ahead of his 392nd birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, a new statue will be unveiled at the Kranti Chowk in Aurangabad. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackrey will attend the unveiling of the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on February 18 at midnight. His son and Maharashtra cabinet minister Aditya Thackeray and Aurangabad district guardian minister Subhash Desai will also attend the event. The statue carved by Pune-based sculptor Deepak Thopate will be placed on an elevated foundation.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Birth, Family, and Early Life
Born in Pune’s Shivneri Fort in 1630 on February 19, Shivaji was the son of Shahji Bhosle and Jija Bai. He was brought up at Poona under the supervision of his mother and Brahmin Dadaji Konda-dev who made an expert soldier and an efficient administrator. His administration was largely influenced by Deccan administrative practices. He appointed eight ministers who were called ‘Astapradhan’ who assists him in the administrative helm of affairs.