Maharashtra is the region of forts and there is no such region in the world which herits numerous such forts. With the help of strong and tough forts, Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj established his fight for freedom with 'Swarajya'.
Author P. K. Ghanekar further briefs the types of forts which are built on the mountain tops, on plain lands, on sea shire, on islands, in dense forests and deserts.
Author urges us all to visit various forts around us, study and know the history and important spots and places on them.
In the 3 parts made author covers only some important forts with major role in Shivaji's history.
This part contains brief information and photos of the forts of Pratapgad and Sinhagad or Kondhana.