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“Shivaji was a capable general, great organizer, able administrator and successful statesman.” Discuss. “शिवाजी एक समर्थ सेनानायक, महान संगठनकर्ता, योग्य प्रशासक एवं सफल राजनयिक थे।” विवेचन कीजिए।  [BPSC-2001] OR Give an estimate of Shivaji as a ruler, statesman and nation-builder. शिवाजी का शासक, राजनीतिक और राष्ट्र निर्माता के रूप में मूल्यांकन कीजिए। [BPSC-2009] OR “I regard Shivaji as the last great constructive genius and nation-builder that Hindu race has produced.” (J. N. Sarkar) Comment. [BPSC, 60-62nd]

“Shivaji was a capable general, great organizer, able administrator and successful statesman.” Discuss. “शिवाजी एक समर्थ सेनानायक, महान संगठनकर्ता, योग्य प्रशासक एवं सफल राजनयिक थे।” विवेचन कीजिए। [BPSC-2001] OR Give an estimate of Shivaji as a ruler, statesman and nation-builder. शिवाजी का शासक, राजनीतिक और राष्ट्र निर्माता के रूप में मूल्यांकन कीजिए। [BPSC-2001] OR “I […]

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Q. Write short notes on: Mahadji Sindhia’s achievements.  महादजी सिंधिया की उपलब्धियाँ [BPSC-2009]

Q. Write short notes on: Mahadji Sindhia’s achievements.  महादजी सिंधिया की उपलब्धियाँ. [BPSC-2009] ©selffstudyhistory.com Ans: Mahadaji Shinde (1730-1794), also known as Madhavrao I, was a Maratha Statesman and the founder of the Scindia dynasty. His achievements: Mahadaji was instrumental in resurrecting Maratha power in North India after the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761, and […]

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Late Seventeenth century crisis and the revolts

Late Seventeenth century crisis and the revolts Jats Revolt The Jats living on both sides of the river Jamuna had a strong sense of clan brotherhood which culminated in a Khaap. They were mostly peasants, with only a few zamindars. selfstudyhistory.com The centralized Mughal state posed a danger to the life style of this peasant […]

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Shivaji and the early Maratha Kingdom: Part II

Shivaji and the early Maratha Kingdom: Part II Mughal-Maratha Relations The Mughal-Maratha relations can be divided into four phases: 1615-1664; 1664-1667; 1667-1680 and 1680- 1707. First Phase: 1615-1664: The Mughals, as early as Jahangir’s reign, realised the importance of Maratha chieftains in the Deccan politics. Jahangir succeeded in persuading some of the Maratha chieftains to […]

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