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Great Lesson for Hindus: Shivaji Attacking Shaista Khan

Shivaji's Night Attack on Shaista Khan at Pune to Decimate Mughal Terrorism (5th April 1663) After his accession to the throne and the dramatic death of Afzal Khan, Aurangzeb sent Shaista Khan as viceroy of the Deccan with a large army to defeat Shivaji. In January 1660 Shaista Khan arrived at Aurangabad and quickly advanced, seizing Pune, the center of Shivaji's realm. He also captured the fort of Chakan and Kalyan and north Konkan after heavy fighting with the Maratha. Afraid of Maratha bravery,
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