Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (19 February) paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his 390th birth anniversary and said that the Hindu warrior king’s life will continue to inspire millions, reports ANI.
“Bowing to one of the greatest sons of Mother India, the embodiment of courage, compassion and good governance, the exceptional Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti. His life continues to motivate millions,” PM Modi said in a tweet.
PM Modi further said that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj will always be remembered for his opposition to injustice and intimidation.
“Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj made a mark as a valorous warrior and an outstanding administrator. From building a strong navy to ushering several pro-people policies, he was outstanding in all spheres. He will always be remembered for his opposition to injustice and intimidation,” PM Modi said in another tweet.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born on 19 February 1630 at Shivneri fort in Pune.
Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tributes to Shivaji Maharaj, saying that his loyalty, dedication and sacrifice for the motherland will always be an inspiration.
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