Shivaji maharaj –the great indian leader

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  • 1.CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ THE GREAT INDIAN LEADER

2. JAI BHAVANI.. JAI SHIVAJI.. 3. INTRODUCTION Shivaji Bhosale, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale.Shivaji was the founder of Maratha Empire in western India in 1674Born: February 19, 1627Died: April 3, 1680Father: ShahajiMother: JijabaiShivaji with his ideology of Hindavi Swaraj (Freedom for Hindustan) decided to directly challenge Bijapur Sultanate rule and eventually the Mughal empire to established the Maratha Samrajya or the Maratha kingdom for there Marathas, by the Marathas and of the Marathas. 4. Leadership Qualities An example of this is how readily his men like Baji Prabhu Deshpande and others volunteered to face even the likelihood of certain death at Ghod Khind to help Shivaji continue the fight of independence eliciting such heroism from followers cannot be mandates, it can only be inspired by :Purity of characterNobleAwe inspiring leadership andA truly shared vision for homeland. 5. An innovator and an Able commander He successfully used effective tacticsStrategic expansion of territories and fortsFormation of highly mobile cavalryInfantry unitsAdaptation of strategic battle plans andformations, Whereby he succeeded in out- manoeuvring, time and again, his vastly bigger and highly determined enemies. 6. Skills Shivaji Mharajs kingdom served as a Hindubulwark against Mughal powers within India. His brilliant strategic- (ganimi kava)Tactical management on battlefields,Acute management andAdministrative skills helped him to lay the foundations of the future Maratha empire in India. 7. ACHIEVEMENTS Clash with the Mughals-AFZAL DEATH-Attack on SHAISTA KHAN-Battle of PratapgarhBattle of KolhapurSiege of Panhala and Battle of Pavan KhindTreaty of PurandarArrest in Agra and escape 8. Disturbed by his continuing success, Adilshahi sent a famous Sardar, 'Afzal khan' to capture Shivaji dead or aliveHuge army destruction of templesShivajis meeting at PratapgadPrays to Bhavani MataAfzal killed using Bichwa (Tiger claws) 9. Encounter with Shaista Khan Delhi sent next Khan to punish Shivaji Raje was Shaista Khan.Destruction of propertyShivaji along with a few people created chaos in his living quarters 10. Shaista is lucky- He only loses his Fingers 11. Forts achieved RajgadToranaKondanaPurandarSindhudurgaSinhagadWestern ghatsAnd many more .. 12. Forts achievedRajgadSindhudurgPurandarSinhgadShivneriMurud janjira 13. Broad Principles of Shivajis Administration The defence of the country (Swarajya) should be given highest priority through a network of well garrisoned land and marine forts, a strong army and a navy. In view of peculiar geographical features of Maharashtra specially kokan region this was the best means of protecting the land from hostile powers.All posts were to be filled on the basis of merit and not heredity, caste or religion.Revenue collection was to be direct, i.e. by the state, through its own agencies and departments and through middleman of any type.During war and in course of raids in the enemy territory the women, children and religion places were not to suffer any harm or damage. 14. TRAITS OF HIS GREAT LEADERSHIPDEMOCRATIC-HIS POLICIES were clearly defined for only and only welfare of societyInspired his own peoplePaternalistic-Fair administration- taxationThinking out of the boxSharp brain good presence of mind great visionSuperb spy networkAn innovator and able commander 15. THE GREAT KING.. Meritocracy-Leading by example-Superb spy network-Promoted commerce-All around development-Constant vigilant-