Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born on 19th February, 1630 at Shivneri Fort in Maharashtra to mother Jijabai and father Shahaji Bhosale.
Shivaji Maharaj is one of India’s great national heroes. He established an independent sovereign state in Maharashtra based on justice, the welfare of the people and tolerance of all faiths. The purpose, goals and Rajnitee of Maratha Swaraj under Chhatrapati Shivaji provided a new direction for contemporary Indian politics, his movement took the form of an all-India struggle. A fight to change the political landscape of India.