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Shivaji Maharaj and why his legacy is much more than just some battles!

"Shivaji's political ideals were such that we might accept them even today without any change. He aimed at giving his subjects peace, universal toleration, equal opportunities for all castes and creeds, a beneficent, active and pure system of administration, a navy for promoting trade and a trained militia for guarding the homeland.. All this national expansion proceeded from the initial energy of one man. Shivaji was the central power-house of the new Maharashtra.. He was not only the maker of Maratha nation, but also the greatest constructive genius of medieval India. States fall, empires break up, dynasties become extinct, but the memory of a true 'hero as King' like Shivaji, remains an imperishable historical legacy for the entire human race". - Jadunath Sarkar I pay obeisance to this legendary king on his 390th Birth Anniversary. Unfortunately, Shivaji Maharaj is only known for his battles by the Hindu Right. Not that it is wrong per se, because
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