Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Forts List

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Forts List

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj occupied many forts with his might. These forts include hill forts, Bhuikot, and sea forts, as well as forts in the present state of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Goa. About 111 of these forts are reported in a booklet by Shivaji Maharaj. They also repaired 49 forts and made necessary changes and made them invulnerable. There are a total of 8 forts in the name of Shivaji Maharaj.

The list of these forts includes the forts (owned by Shivaji Maharaj or built by Shivaji Maharaj) under the authority of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (owned by Swarajya).

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Forts List
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji Maharaj started Swarajya from Bara Maval. Although the area was small, it was surrounded by jungle trees, mountains, and rivers. There were eight forts. This area was invincible from a military point of view. The trend of Shivaji Maharaj was to build forts on Ajinkya terrain. He adopted the policy of the fort there. These forts were a kind of inspection site. No one was able to enter from there. No return entry was guaranteed if you entered.

Ghats and Forts


1) Ambaghat - Rasalgarh
2) Kamthaghat - Kangori
3) Kundighat - Mouzgarh
4) Kumbharli Ghat - Jaigad
5) Kusur Ghat - Bhiwagad, Takgad
6) Pipri Ghat - Sudhagad
7) Mataghat - Bhavanagad
8) Rantondi Ghat - Pratapgad
9) Vishalgad Ghat - Vishalgad, Machalgad
10) Sheveli Ghats - Managad

These forts were a kind of guard. They also protected the coast so that it could not be hit by the sea. They built a sea fort every 19 to 12 miles there. In Ratnagiri district alone, they had 52 forts. There were 32 forts in Pune with 30 hills and 2 bhuikot More forts were built along the road that the enemy could reach.

He built forts of the fort to make the state invincible. The eight forts in the 12 Maval area are protected by outside forts like Asheri Fort, Vishalgad, Sinhagad, Purandar, Vajragad, Raigad, Toran, Tala, Ghosala and Sudhagad. To supplement it, they also created a range of areas like Salher, Mulher Rohida, Range. Along with this, they built a chain of marine forts. Sindhudurg, Vijayadurg, Padma Durg, Khanderi, Colaba and Suvarnadurga kept the state invulnerable.

He was once applied by the Pant Amatya "The forts has become a lot. They are spending money without cause."

Maharaj's answer was -
Forts are for the protection of the kingdom, just as the Kunbi keeps it in the field. The kingdom has strong forts, just as the ark is nailed to the wall. With the addition of forts, the age of Aurangzeh will pass, but if he invades us, he has three hundred and sixty forts. Even if one forts is fought for 1 year, it will take 360 ​​years.

Fort of Maval province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

(The present talukas of Maval, Saswad, Junnar and Khed.) There were 19 forts in total.

1) Kuvari fort
2) Kelna fort
3) Tikona fort
4) Tung Fort
5) Torna fort
6) Dategarh Fort
7) Daulat Mangal fort
8) Narayangad Fort
9) Purandhar (Purandar) fort
10) Morgiri Fort
11) Rajgad Fort
12) Rajmachi Fort
13) Rudramal Fort
14) Rohida Fort
15) Lohgad Fort
16) Vasota Fort
17) Visapur Fort
18) Shivneri Fort
19) Sinhagad Fort

Forts of Satara and Wai provinces in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

11 forts in total.

1) Kamalgad Fort
2) Chandangarh Fort
3) Tathawada Fort
4) Nandagiri Fort
5) Parali (Sajjangad) fort
6) Pandavgad fort
7) Mahimangad Fort
8) Vandangarh Fort
9) Vardhangarh Fort
10) Viratgad Fort
11) Satara Fort

Forts in the province of Karhad in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

1) Kasba Karhad Fort
2) Bhushangarh Fort
3) Machhindragarh fort
4) Vasantgarh Fort

Forts of Panhala province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

13 forts in total

1) Khelna fort
2) Gan\gan gad
3) Gajendragarh Fort
4) Panhala fort
5) Pavangad Fort
6) Bawada Fort
7) Bhiwgad Fort
8) Bhudargarh Fort
9) Bhopalgad Fort
10) Madangad Fort
11) Rangana fort
12) Vishalgad Fort

Konkan, Bandhari and Naldurg forts in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj.
There are 59 forts in total.

1) Malvan
2) Sindhudurg
3) Vijaydurg
4) Jaydurg
5) Ratnagiri
6) Suvarnadurg
7) Khanderi
8) Underi
9) Colaba
10) Rajkot
11) Anjanwell
12) Revdanda
13) Raigad
14) Pali
15) Kalanidhigad
16) Arnala
17) Surang gad
18) Mangad
19) Mahipatgarh
20) Mahimandan
21) Sumargad
22) Rasalgad
23) Karnala
24) Bhorap
25) Ballagad
26) Saranggarh
27) Manikgad
28) Sindgad
29) Mandangad
30) Balgad
31) Mahimantagad
32) Lingana
33) Prachitgad
34) Samangadh
35) Kangori
36) Pratapgad
37) Talagad
38) Ghosal gad
39) Birwadi
40) Bhairavagad
41) Prabal gad
42) Avachitgad
43) Kumbhgad
44) Sagargarh
45) Manohargarh
46) Subhangarh
47) Mitragad
48) Prahladgarh
49) Mandangad
50) Sahanagar
51) Sikeragad
52) Virgad
53) Mahidhargad
54) Ranagad
55) Setagagad
56) Makarandgarh
57) Bhaskargarh
58) Mahuli
59) Kavanhi
60) Palgad

Forts in the Trimbak Province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

1) Aawadha
2) Kanakai
3) Karola
4) Gadgada
5) Chandwad
6) Chavandas
7) Jawalagad
8) Jivdhan
9) Tanakai
10) Trimbak
11) Thalagad
12) Patagad
13) Bahula
14) Manaranjan
15) Manohargarh
16) Markandeygad
17) Masanagad
18) Mriggad
19) Rajpehar
20) Ramsej
21) Sabalgad
22) Siddhgad
23) Hudsar
24) Harindragarh
25) Harshan

Forts in Baglan province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

1) Salher
2) Mulher
3) Salota
4) Moragad
5) Hargad
6) Nhavihad
7) Hanumangarh
8) Tamrag
9) Mangitungi
10) Pisol
11) Dermal
12) Karhegad
13) Bishtag
14) Dundagad
15) Ajmergad
16) Cholhergarh
17) Bhilaigarh
18) Pimpal
19) Kanchana
20) Indrai
21) Dhodap
22) Rajadher
23) Koldher
24) Chandwad
25) Premgiri

Fort of Banagad Province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

(Much from Dharwad district)

 1) Vangad
 2) Gahangad
 3) Chimdurg
 4) Naldurg
 5) Miragad
 6) Shrimantdurg
 7) Srigadanagar
 8) Nargund
 9) Mahantgad
 10) Kopalgarh
 11) Bahadurbinda
 12) Vyankatgad
 13) Gandhargarh
 13) Dhakegad
 14) Supegad
 15) Parakramgarh
16) Kankadigad
17) Brahmagad
18) Chitradurga
19) Prasadgarh
20) Hadapsargarh
21) Kanchangarh
22) Achalgirgad
23) Mandangad

The fort in Fond Bidnur province, which was in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj


1) Kodphonde
2) Kod Kahur
3) Kot Bakar
4) Kot Brahmanal
5) Kot kadaval
6) Kot Akole
7) Kot Kathar
8) Kot Kalbaarge
9) Kot Shiveshwar
10) Kot Mangarul
11) Kot Kadanar
12) Kot Krishnagiri
13) Forts of Kolhapur, Balaapur Provinces in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj
14) Kolhar
15) Brahmagadh
16) Vadannagad
 17) Bhaskargarh
 18) Mahipalgarh
 19) Mrudamadgad
 20) Ambaniraigad
 21) Budhalakot
 22) Manikgad
23) Nandigarh
24) Ganeshgarh
25) Kalgad
26) Hatmangalgad
27) Manchakgad
28) Prakashgarh
29) Bhimagad
30) Preiwargad
31) Somsekhargad
32) Medgirchengad
33) Srivardhangarh
34) Bidnurkot
35) Malkolharkot
36) Thakurgarh
37) Sarasgad
38) Malhargad
39) Bhumandalgarh
40) Birutkot

Forts in Shrirangpattan province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj

 Kothadharmapuri

1) Harihargarh
2) Kotgarud
3) Pramodgar
4) Manohargarh
5) Bhavanidurg
6) Kot Amarapur
7) Kot Kasur
8) Kot Talegiri
9) Sundergarh
10) Kot talagonda
11) Kot aatnur
12) Kot Tripadpure
13) Kot Dutanetti
14) Kot Lakhnur
15) Kalapgad
16) Mahinadigad
17) Ranjangarh
18) Kot Alur
19) Kot Shyamal
 20) Kot Virade
 21) Kot Chandramal

Forts in Karnataka province under the control of Shivaji Maharaj


1) Jagadevagad
2) Sudarshangarh
3) Ramanagad
4) Nandigarh
5) Prabalgad
6) Bahirvadgar
7) Varungad
8) Maharajgad
9) Siddhgad
10) Jawadigarh
11) Martandgarh
12) Mangalgarh
13) Gagangad
14) Krishnagiri
15) Mallikarjungad
16) Kasturigad
17) Dirghapaligad
18) Ramgarh

Fort of Vellore province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaj


1) Kotarkat
2) Kot laknur
3) Kot palanapattan
4) Kot Trimal
5) Kot Triwadi
6) Pale Kot
7) Kot Trikondurg
8) Kailasgad
9) Chanjivara Kot
10) Kot Vrindavan
11) Chetpavali
12) Kolabalgad
13) Rasalgarh
14) Karmatgad
15) Yashwantgarh
16) Mukhyagad
17) Garjangad
18) Mandavidgad
19) Mahimandgarh
20) Pranagadh
21) Samaragad
22) Sajaragad
23) Gojiragad
24) Dubhegad
25) Anuragad

A fort in Chandi province in the possession of Shivaji Maharaja

1) Rajgad
2) Chengad
3) Krishnagiri
4) Madomantagad
5) Aakhalugad
6) KalaKot

(This is a simple try to collect information about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It is not possible to compile all information about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj because Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is not a subject it is a university of knowledge.)


* * * Jay Shivaray * * *

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