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Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Punyatithi: History, date, thoughts and more

Sambhaji Maharaj Punyatithi was on 11th March, the eldest son of Shivaji Maharaj and the founder of Maratha Empire was killed by Mughals

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Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was the eldest son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and the founder of Maratha empire.

Sudeep Singh Rawat
Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was the eldest son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the founder of the Maratha Empire. Born on 14th May 1965, Sambhaji was the second Chhatrapati of the Maratha Empire, ruling from 1681 to 1689. On 11th March 1689, Sambhaji Maharaj was killed by Aurangzeb after he refused to embrace Islam.

Every year people remember the stories of his bravery on Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Punyatithi, which is celebrated on the 11th of March 2023, the day of his death anniversary.

The brave history of Sambhaji Maharaj

Sambhaji Maharaj lost his mother, Sai Bhonsale, when he was two years old. He

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First Published: Mar 21 2023 | 12:59 PM IST

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