Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji on his birth anniversary 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 this day in 1630 at Shivneri Fort in Pune as per the Maharashtra government.–IANS
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