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Where was the capital of Shivaji?
1. Rajgarh
2. Sindhudurg
3. Poona
4. Kolhapur

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Rajgarh

The correct answer is Rajgarh.

  • Rajgarh was the capital of Shivaji.
  • Shivaji:
    • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, great Maratha ruler was born on 19 February 1630 at Shivneri Fort in Pune District in the present-day state of Maharashtra.
    • Shivaji was given excellent training in military warfare and administration.
    • He was married for the first time in 1640 to Saibai.
    • Shivaji displayed his military zeal for the first time in 1645 when as a teenager.
    • He successfully got control of the Torna Fort which was under Bijapur.
    • He also acquired the Kondana Fort.
    • Both these forts were under Adil Shah of Bijapur.
    • Shah then got Shahaji imprisoned in a bid to contain Shivaji.
    • Some accounts say that Shivaji surrendered these forts to get his father released.
    • Shahaji died in 1664-65 in an accident.
    • After this, Shivaji resumed his raids and extended his territories.

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