'Chhatrapati Shivaji Synonymous With Valour', Says Shah On The Occasion Of Shivaji Jayanti

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday paid his tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the occasion of Shivaji Jayanti.

Written By Manjiri Chitre | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday paid his tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the occasion of Shivaji Jayanti. Taking to Twitter, Shah stated that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's 'loyalty, dedication and sacrifice' for the motherland will keep inspiring everyone.

He further added that Shivaji Maharaj, who is the founder of the Hindu Swaraj, is synonymous with courage and valour. Shah further gave a salute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Ravi Shankar Prasad pays tribute

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took to Twitter and paid his tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the occasion of Shivaji Jayanti.

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About Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is the founder of the Hindu Swaraj and the creator of the Maratha Empire. He was born on February 19, 1630. He is known to establish a progressive civil rule with well-structured administrative organisations. He has promoted the use of Marathi and Sanskrit and revived the ancient Hindu political traditions. 

Read: Shivaji Jayanti images to share with your family on this auspicious occasion

In the mid-19th century, social reformer Jyotirao Phule reinterpreted Shivaji, portraying him as a hero of the lower castes. He remains as one of the greatest figures in Maharashtra's history. The Maratha emperor's birth anniversary is celebrated as Shivaji Jayanti and is declared as a public holiday in Maharashtra. 

Read: MP CM Kamal Nath announces grand Shivaji statue after backlash; son will fund expenditure

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