Marathi essay on shivaji maharaj editor’s personal feelings about a topic. Alibagh is a coastal town and municipal council in Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district.
Raigad’s first name was “Kulaba”. Aawas villages were known as “Ashtagare”. A naval battle was fought at Varsoli between Kanhoji Aangre and Siddi of Janjira in 1706. In 1722 English and Portuguese jointly attacked on Kulaba fort, and they lost this war. At Chaul there was a battle between the English and Sakhoji in 1730.
Sakhoji won and brought down the losing party along with their captain at Kulaba. Kanhoji even issued his own currency in the form of a silver coin called the Alibagi rupaiya. Alibaug houses a magnetic observatory which was set up in 1904. It serves as one of the significant observatories forming part of a global network now run by Indian Institute of Geomagnetism.