After the battle of Panipat, Marathas stopped to acquire the region in North India. In the South Hyder Ali, Nizam came together to attack Maratha power till Tanjavur against Nizam, Hyder Ali, French and British. Fighting against these enemies was brave Maratha Murarirao Ghorpade struggling to retain the rule at Gutti.
Present book is a bravery account of Murarirao Ghorpade who gave a continuous fight for Maratha rule at Guttin i.e. Karnatak state as called in the 18th century. In 1977, he died in Kabbaldurg fort near Mysore. 1/3rd part of the book explains the period to Murarirao Ghorapade along with background of Ghorpade family. The rest of the 2/3rd part of the book is about Murarirao Ghorpade with various photographs of his times.