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The Hijacking of Shivaji Maharaj By Vested Interests

Francois Gautier
Marathas should not only be proud that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was a Maratha, but they should also acknowledge that he has had a lasting influence on the Marathi psyche, which makes their people more nationalistic and self confident than those of many other Indian states.
At the same time, Shivaji should be elevated to the status of a ‘national hero for modern India’, for he embodied all the qualities that are so badly needed in today’s Indian politicians: Shivaji was fearless and his courage was extraordinary. He was devoted to his own country, call it Bharat or Bhavani Bharati, or India. He was truly secular, never harming his enemies’ wives and children and though he was a devoted Hindu, he never destroyed a mosque.
He was a great administrator; whatever he conquered, he saw to it that it was justly administered. He was absolutely free of corruption and cared little for his own comfort. He had great vision and wanted to unify India.…

Francois Gautier at the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History

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Francois Gautier at the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History

Inauguration of First phase of the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History

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FACT Inauguration of First phase of the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History


Inauguration: H H Sri Sri Ravishankar & Nitin Gadkari
Time: 10 AM
Date : 14th Jan 2012
Venue: Ahead of Marathwada Institute,  Wadagaon, Shinde Road, Pune - 411047