Ingenious stratagem of Shivaji Maharaj: The Pratapgad Fort

The great 17th century Maratha leader, Chhatrapati Shivaji is known for his military strategy and diplomacy. While he commanded over 300 forts during his reign, it’s interesting to analyse how Pratapgad—the site of the famous battle between Shivaji and Afzal Shah in 1659 and the first and only hill fort he built—is a prime example of the Maratha warrior’s military genius.

Statue of symbolism

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