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Facts about the Unsung Maratha Warrior: Bajirao Peshwa

Bajirao Peshwa

“Shrimant Peshwa Bajirao Ballal” served as Peshwa (minister) to the fifth Maratha Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj from 1720 until his death. After Shivaji, Bajirao played a very important role in building the Maratha Empire in India but Historian (especially the Maratha Historians) never gave him that importance due to his relationship with Mastani. Mastani was the …