Courts and Administration of Justice under Chhatrapati Shivaji

Courts and Administration of Justice under Chhatrapati Shivaji book aims to depict the judicial organization in Chhatrapati Shivaji’s kingdom, that enables to have a good insight into an understanding of the functioning of the judicial courts existed in Swaraj. The book forms a shining example of a King acting as an impartial and honest judge and a brilliant chapter in the history of judiciary of Maharashtra and medieval India, written by T T. Mahajan.

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Present book aims to depict the judicial organization in Chhatrapati Shivaji’s kingdom emerging from all original sources of the 17th century Maharashtra, that enables to have a good insight into an understanding of the functioning of the judicial courts existed in Swaraj under Chhatrapati Shivaji’s rule and government machinery. It presents king’s secular approach and also the equality of the treatment showed towards the Muslims in the judicial matters, legal rights and status sheds an ample light on the Chhatrapati Shivajis policy towards the criminals. The book forms a shining example of a King acting as an impartial and honest judge and a brilliant chapter in the history of judiciary of Maharashtra and medieval India.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 14.5 × 2 × 21.5 cm
Book Author

First Edition

1992

Current Edition

2019

Format

Hardcover Dust Jacket

Language

English

Pages

144

ISBN

978-81-7169-19-86

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