Mahrattas

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Mahrattas:

see MarathasMarathas
or Mahrattas
, Marathi-speaking people of W central India, known for their ability as warriors and their devotion to Hinduism. From their homeland in Maharashtra their chieftains rose to power in the 17th cent.
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The fort stands at the edge of the shore--a huge citadel, the stronghold of the Maratha empire built by Raja Bhoj in the 12th century, but was strengthened later by Shivaji after he captured it from Adil Shah of the Bahmani Sultans in the 17th century.
He has provided several delightful descriptions of life in the courts of the Nayaka and Maratha rulers.
Pune (Rural) acting Deputy Superintendent of Police Kamlakar Deshmukh told reporters that around 200 Maratha activists demanding reservations threw stones when they were prevented from barging into the government's official function to mark the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji at Shivneri Fort, about 90 km from Pune.
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For the past quarter century Stewart Gordon has played a significant part in the modern historiography of pre-colonial Maharashtra and of the Marathas and their raj.
Today, we commence the 1,041st week of screening DDLJ at Maratha Mandir," Manoj Desai, managing director of the cinema told tabloid
No major Marathi movie has been screened in Bengaluru for a long time though Marathas are present in significant numbers in the state capital.
He previously coached junior India team, Bombay and Maharastra state teams as well as the Maratha Warriors in the Premier Hockey League.
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