Author: Dhwani Doshi Sumaiya Khan Editor: Dr. Pallavi Talekar
'Trips in Time': Social Studies Club of Hansraj Jivandas College of Education digitally launches the book on occasion of ' Shiv Swarajya Din'
AUTHORS: Dhwani Doshi Sumaiya Khan F. Y. B. Ed. Hansraj Jivandas College of Education
EDITOR: DR. PALLAVI TALEKAR Associate Professor Hansraj Jivandas College of Education
Month of Publication: June 2023
Shivaji Maharaj, also known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, was a prominent military leader and the founder of the Maratha Empire in India. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest warriors and strategists in Indian history. Here are some key aspects of Shivaji Maharaj's military:
There were two main divisions of the army of Shivaji Maharaj: Infantry and Cavalry. In the infantry there were officers such as the Havaldar, Jumledar, etc. The chief of the infantry was called Sarnobat. He was the highest officer in the infantry.
In the cavalry, there were two types of cavalrymen, namely Shiledars and Bargirs. The Shiledar had his own horse and weapons. The bargir was provided with a horse and weapons by the State.