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Maratha dynasty is one of the dynasty that was against the Mughal rule during the reign of Aurangzeb. It was founded by the great emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji in the 17th century. This Maratha dynasty was the biggest enemy for the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.

Shivaji is recognised as one of the hero in the side of Maharashtra. After Shivaji's death his son Sambhaji then his childrens fought against the Mughals. This led to the decline of the Mughal empire in the later 18th century.

The Maratha dynasty in the 18th to 19th century ruled from Maharashtra, Gujarat in the west to Orissa in the east and from Delhi in north to Karnataka in the south.

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