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or Shivaji
, 1627–80, Indian ruler, leader of the Marathas. The son of a Maratha chieftain, he was imbued from early childhood with hatred of the Mughal empire, which controlled most of India.
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In November, the government of Maharashtra, the state immediately to its south, approved the budget for a 212m-high statue of the 17th-century warrior king Shivaji off the coast of Mumbai.
The Modi government plans more Towers of Babel, with a project to build off the Mumbai coast a similar $300 million statue of the Maratha warrior king Shivaji.
Ironically, Patel's statue is expected to lose its world's-tallest tag in three years to a sculpture of 17th century Maratha king Shivaji Bhonsle that is being erected in Mumbai.
He also praised the Maratha warrior king Shivaji who ruled without any religious discrimination against his subjects."These days, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is carrying out a 'Halla-Bol'in Maharashtra against corruption.
With its war cry "Bol Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Ki Jai (Say Victory To King Shivaji)", the soldiers on Maratha Light Infantry are also known for their quick march speed of 140 steps in a minute, while a standard pace for a quick march is 120 beats per minute with a 75-centimetre step.
Situated in Maharashtra, Raigad ropeway transports passengers to the majestic Raigad Fort, which once served as the abode for the great Maratha warrior King Shivaji. The Raigad ropeway is a non-profit endeavor, and is very easy on the pocket.
He is also the author of well-known tract on Maharashtra's revered king Shivaji.
Interestingly enough another project involving a gigantic statue of a historical figure a Hindu king Shivaji to be built in Mumbai is in the pipeline as well.
Gandhi also slammed Modi for invoking Maratha king Shivaji Maharaj at his election rallies.
(The story of Aundh goes back nearly 400 years to around the time of the great Maratha king Shivaji [1630-80].
"Nearly 350 years ago, the Maratha King Shivaji had said that the attack would come from sea.
The book, published by the Oxford University Press, questions the parentage of the Hindu warrior king Shivaji, and caused outrage when published.