Jagir during the Maratha Empire and then later part of the Deccan States Agency of the British Raj.- Vishalgad
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Maratha princely State of India, under the Deccan Division of the Bombay Presidency, and later the Deccan States Agency.
The rebellion began with soldiers locking themselves into hill-forts such as those as Panhala and Vishalgad, and then spread to Kolhapur itself.
Indian ruler and a member of the Bhonsle Maratha clan.
Shivaji escaped from Panhala by cover of night, and as he was pursued by the enemy cavalry, his Maratha sardar Baji Prabhu Deshpande of Bandal Deshmukh, along with 300 soldiers, volunteered to fight to the death to hold back the enemy at Ghod Khind ("horse ravine") to give Shivaji and the rest of the army a chance to reach the safety of the Vishalgad fort.
Confederacy that came to dominate a large portion of early modern India in the 18th century.
The Mughal siege of Raigad continued, and he had to flee to Vishalgad and then to Gingee for safety.
Political agency of British India, managing the relations of the British government of the Bombay Presidency with a collection of princely states and jagirs in western India.
Located in Panhala, 20 kilometres northwest of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India.
Panahala fort was built between 1178 and 1209 CE, one of 15 forts (others including Bavda, Bhudargad, Satara, and Vishalgad) built by the Shilahara ruler Bhoja II.
The 29th Kachwaha Rajput ruler of the Kingdom of Amber, who later founded the fortified city of Jaipur and made it his capital.
His feat of arms at the siege of Khelna (1702) was rewarded by the mere restoration of his earlier rank and the title of Sawai (Sawai-meaning one and a quarter, i.e. more capable than one man).
Battle that took place on 28 December 1659, near the city of Kolhapur, Maharashtra between the Maratha Army, led by Shivaji and the Adilshahi forces, led by Rustam Zaman.
Shivaji renamed the fort as Vishalgad.
Battle of Pävankhind was a rearguard last stand that took place on 13 July 1660, at a mountain pass in the vicinity of fort Vishalgad, near the city of Kolhapur with the Maratha warrior Baji Prabhu Deshpande and Sambhu Singh Jadhav against Siddi Masud of the Bijapur Sultanate.
Family name found mainly among the Maharashtrian people in India.
The first known ancestor of Sarpotdars Ravalopant Orpe Sarpotdar came to Fort Vishalgad i.e. ‘khelana’ from Bidar, a political city in Karnataka, in the late 16th century.
The Maratha Conquests were a series of conquests in the Indian subcontinent which led to the building of the Maratha Empire.
The Battle of Pävankhind was a rearguard last stand that took place on 13 July 1660 at a mountain pass in the vicinity of fort Vishalgad, near the city of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India between the Maratha Baji Prabhu Deshpande,and warriors Bandal and Siddi Masud of Adilshah Sultanate.