The Shivaji Legend

The Shivaji Legend

Anirudh Deshpande (Introduction to Govind Pansare’s Shivaji by Anirudh Deshpande published by LeftWord Books.) This little book has a remarkable history. Titled Shivaji Kon Hota? in the original Marathi, Who was Shivaji? is based on a popular speech delivered by one of Maharashtra’s foremost Communist leaders, the late Govind Pansare, in Kolhapur – an important centre…