Bombay: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has become a national hero because of the welfare state he created for the ryots and Swarajya’s moral position, NCP MP Dr Amol Kolhe said. He was reacting to the statement made by Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj became Rashtranayak due to the advice he received from Rajmata Jijau, Samarth Ramdas and Dadoji Konddeo.
“It is also possible that the Union Defense Minister made this statement on the basis of false information,” said Dr Kolhe. He said our glorious story must be told to the state, the country and the world in an unbiased and rational manner.
Dadoji Konddev was unhappy with the formation of the first Swarajya, given the historical records. The intention was that Sahaji Maharaj would not be harassed during the reign of Adilshah. Some historical documents show that the first meeting between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Samarth Ramdas Swami took place around 1671. However, around this time, Swarajya was formed, ” said Dr Kolhe. “Literature and art have a long-term impact on society, through which we should spread an unbiased and logical story around the world,” he noted.
Two days ago, a Hindi director declared that the Mughal rulers were the builders of the nation. Therefore, the need to tell this story is felt with more intensity. Only a protest or a movement can be momentary. I think this is an ideological battle and it should be fought in an ideological way, ” Dr Kolhe said.
Meanwhile, in another attack, NCP Minister Nawab Malik claimed that there was nothing serious about vaccinating 1 crore of people in a single day, especially when 25 lakhs in Maharashtra wait for the second dose.
“One crore of vaccine doses should be available every day in the country, but 20 to 25 lakhs of people are waiting for the second dose in the state,” said Malik.
“One crore of people were vaccinated in one day in the country, 11 lakh of people were vaccinated in one day in Maharashtra. Therefore, the state government needs additional vaccine doses to complete the second vaccine, ” he noted.
Malik again called on the Center to increase Maharashtra’s COVID 19 vaccine supply.
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Posted on: Sunday Aug 29, 2021 02:02 IST