Shivaji divided his kingdom into Prants or provinces. There were four provinces at the time of his death. Each of these provinces was placed under viceroys who were also members of the Ashtapradhana. He was assisted by a staff of eight officers. The prants were sub-divided into Parganas and these into Tarafs.
Alam Khan, one of those who invited Babur to invade India was an uncle of: