Shivaji Jayanti is the birthday of the greatest ruler Chatrapati Shivaji.
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He was name after the local Goddess Shivai. Chatrapati Shivaji was the creator of the Maratha nation and was instrumental in uniting many Maratha chiefs. He was mainly influenced by Mahabharata, Ramayana and other holy books which his mother explained him. He had great knowledge on Sanskrit and Hindu scriptures.
Shivaji got training from Gomaji Naik and Baji Pasalkar and became a fearless leader. In his early days Shivaji was successful in inspiring local youths to follow his idealistic pursuits. Shivaji attacked and captured Torna Fort of Bijapur at the age of Afzal Khan who was engliish to destroy Shivaji was stabbed by him.
Shivaji was crowned as a Chhatrapati in at Raigad fort. He died in Shivaji Jayanti is widely celebrated in Maharashtra on his birthday on 19th February.
On the occasion of Shivaji Jayanti several parades are conducted and people dress up like Shivaji and his followers. The birthday is celebrated grandly and various programmes demonstrating his achievements are organized. Hindu God Wallpaper.