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.