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Panhalgad

Category : Forts |Writer : Sahil Bandar |Date :18th January, 2014
Panhalgad
FortHeight : 4040 fts

Type : Hill forts

Fort Range : Kolhapur

District : Kolhapur

Grade : Easy


The Forts of Maharashtra played an important role in the emerging Maratha Empire. They were the strongholds which made our history glorious.One such fort which witnessed some dramatic events in the life of Shivaji Maharaj was Panhalgad.


History :

The fort was built during the regime of the First Shilahar king Bhoj Nrupsingh. In the olden days it was ruled by people of tribal caste Nag and was known as Pannnagralya. After the assassination of Afzalkhan, Shivaji Maharaj took advantage of weakening of Adilshahi and won Panhalgad in just 18 days (on 28th November 1659). It was further captured by Adilshah, but the Marathas regained the fort. On 2nd March 1660, Siddhi Johar set the siege to Panhalgad. We are aware of the famous incidence where Shivaji Maharaj crossed the God Khind and went to Vishalgad. At that time Panhalgad was captured by Siddhi Johar. In 16...Continue Reading
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तोरणा किल्ला

Category : Forts |Writer : सुजित साळुंके |Date :24th December, 2013
तोरणा किल्ला
तोरणा किल्ला

शिवाजी महाराजांनी सुरुवातीच्या काळात जे काही किल्ले घेतले त्यापैकी एक किल्ला तोरणा. गडावर तोरण जातीची पुष्कळ झाडी असल्यामुळे गडाचे नाव पडले तोरणा. महाराजांनी गडाची पहाणी करतांना याच्या प्रचंड विस्तारामुळे याचे ‘प्रचंडगड’ असे नाव ठेवले.पुणे जिल्ह्याच्या वेल्हा तालुक्यातून गेलेल्या सह्याद्रीच्या रागेंतून दोन पदर निघून पूर्वेला पसरत गेलेले आहेत. यापैकी पहि...Continue Reading
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hilter follower of shivaji maharaj

Category : History |Writer : Amit Gurav |Date :30th July, 2013
hilter follower of shivaji maharaj
only few people know that ''Adolf Hitler'' was a follower of '' Shivaji Maharaj''. in his meeting with ''Shubhash Chandra bose'' he mentioned that he followed shivaji maharaj war stratergy in World War 2.... it is said that shivaji maharaj is the only king whose war tactic are still studied in ''America'' and ''Europe''.
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