Jai Singh advised Shivaji to proceed to Agra and meet the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb to ratify the treaty. Jai Singh assured Shivaji that he would not be harmed during his journey to and stay at Agra. Shivaji saw the truce as an opportunity for respite and to consolidate his strength.
Name the religious personality who exercised a great influence over Shivaji
Guru Ram Das was a spiritual guru of Shivaji. Shivaji gave a Sanad to the fort of Parli to Ramdas. The fort was later renamed Sajjangad. Ramdas not only spiritually, but also advised Shivaji on tactical and warfare strategies.
Shivaji sacked __________ and secured a large booty
In January 1664, with 4000 picked Maratha soldiers Sivaji attacked and sacked Surat. He set fire to thousands of houses in Surat. Sivaji left Surat carrying away gold, silver, pearls, and diamonds amounting to more than a crore of rupees.
The Peshwa's Secretariat at Pune (Poona), the pivot of the Maratha government was known as
Peshwa’s office at Poona called Huzur Daftar was the center of Maratha administration. It was an extensive establishment having several offices and different bureaucratic departments. The most important department was the El Beriz Daftar and the Chalte Daftar.
In which year, Shivaji was crowned as the Chhatrapati?