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Shivaji Conquests

Shivaji started his career of conquests at the age of 19.

By taking the advantage of the confusing situation in Bijapuur Shivaji occupied Torna in 1646.

He also captured Raigarh and Supa. Baramati and Indapura came under his direct control.

Purandhar and Kondana were also captured by him.

These activities of Shivaji alarmed Bijapur ruler. He decided to take action against Shivaji.

Father of Shivaji was imprisoned due to aggressive acts of Shivaji.

Shivaji did not want to danger his father`s life.

Hence he gave up the raids for some time.

He negotiated with Mughal viceroy of Deccan, Murad and joined in the Mughal service.

Shahji, father of Shivaji was released in 1649.

Shivaji kept quiet for six years from 1649 to 1655 as the release was conditional.

The Bijapur Government sent Afzal Khan to bring back Shivaji. But Afzal Khan lost his life in the hands of Shivaji.

Bijapur Govt.sent another army but it also failed. Shivaji captured Bijapur and Dabhal.

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