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PM Modi remembers Chhatrapati Shivaji on birth anniversary

As today marks the birth anniversary of India’s most revered warrior ‘Chhatrapati’ Shivaji, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Shivaji describing him as a “warrior for truth and justice”.

“I bow to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti. A warrior for truth and justice, he is revered as an ideal ruler, devout patriot and is particularly respected by the poor and downtrodden. Jai Shivaji,” the Prime Minister said in a tweet.

Shivaji, known as the creator of the Maratha empire, was born on 19th February in 1630 at Shivneri Fort in Pune as per the Maharashtra government.

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