_wimjamZwgma S>m|JaamJmZwgma {OmZwgma H$mamZwgma loUrZwgma

VmnJS> (Pratapgad) {H$`mMr CMr :  3556
{H$`mMm H$ma : {JarXwJ S>m|JaamJ: gmVmam
{Ohm : gmVmam loUr : _`_
""_hm~ioda`m OQ>mV d nmaKmQ>m`m AmoR>mV'' {edmOr _hmamOmZr ~wbX {H$m ~mYbm Vmo hUOo ""VmnJS>"". N>nVr {edmOr _hmamOmZr dam`mda MmbyZ Ambo`m A\$ObImZmMm dY mM {H$`m`m nm``mer Ho$bm. m gw{gX KQ>Zo_wio d _hm~ioda`m gm{Z`m_wio gdmZm _mhrVr Agbobm hm {H$m AmOhr gwpWV C^m Amho.



Pratapgad
B{Vhmg :
1656 _`o Mamd _mo`mMm nam^d H$Z {edmOr _hmamOmZr "Omdir" Vm`mV KoVbr. Omdir`m Imo`mV nmaKmQ>m`m Vm|S>mda d aS>Vm|S>r KmQ>m`m ZmH$mda ""^moa`m S>m|Ja"" EImm aIdmbXmamgmaIm C^m hmoVm. m ^moa`m S>m|Jamda {H$m ~mYm`Mr Amkm _hmamOmZr _moamonVmZm {Xbr. _moamonVmZr XyJ~mYUrM H$me` nUmbm bmdyZ 1658 gmbr ~wbX d A`o {H$m V`ma Ho$bm; VmoM hm VmnJS>. VmnJS>Mo n{hbo {H$oXma hUyZ _hmamOmZr AOm}Or `mXd mMr Zo_UyH$ Ho$br.
B.g. 1659 gmbr A\$ObImZ MS> g`m{Zer dam`mda MmbyZ Ambm. _hmamOmZr `wmrZo `mbm VmnJS>mImbr Omdir`m Imo`mV AmUbo. {XZmH$ 9 Zmoh|~a 1659 amoOr Xynmar 2 dmOVm {edam`mZr A\$ObImZmMm dY Ho$bm Am{U `m`m MS> g`mMm J{Z_r H$m`mZo Ywdm CS>dyZ dam`mda Ambobo ho gH$Q> CYiyZ bmdbo. B.g. 1661 _`o _hmamOmZr JS>mda _{hfmgya_{XZr ^dmZr XodrMr WmnZm Ho$br.

B.g. 1659 Vo 1818 m {XK H$mbIS>mV 1689 gmbmVrb H$mhr H$mi dJiVm hm {H$m ewbm qOH$Vm Ambm Zmhr.

JS>mdarb nhm`mgmaIr {R>H$mUo :
VmnJS>m`m X{jUog Agbo`m Q>ohmiUr ~wOmImbr dhmZVi Amho. m ~wOmImbyZ Agbo`m dmQ>oZo JS>mda OmVmZm CO`m ~mOy`m VQ>~XrV {d{dY nmVirda O`mMr aMZm Hoo$bobr {XgVo. m aMZo_wio doemamH$S>o `oUmam ew ~XwH$s`m d ~mUm`m Q>`mV ahmV Ago. mM _mJmZo H$mhr nm``m MTy>Z Jo`mda AmnU VQ>~XrV bndbo`m npM_m{^_yI _hmmamnmer `oVmo. m _hmmamMr aMZm AemH$mao H$a`mV Ambr Amho H$s, Vmo\$mMm _mam WoQ> XadmOmda H$aVm `oD$ Z`o. O{_ZrnmgyZ CMmda Agbo`m _hmmam_wio hmt {H$dm Am|S>`mZr YS>H$m XodyZ XadmOm VmoS>Vm `oV Zgo. VmnJS>mda {ed{Z{_V JS>mMr gd d{eQ>o EH$ nhmVm `oVmV. _hmmam`m AmVrb ~mOyg nhmaoH$`mgmR>r XodS>m AmhoV. mVrb CO`m hmVm`m XodS>rV MS> Vmo\$ Amho. _hmmamVyZ ~mhoa nS>`mda CO`m~mOyMr dmQ> Q>ohmiUr ~yOmda (Ordm _hmbm ~wO) OmVo. hrM Vr VmnJS>m`m gd N>~t_`o {XgUmar VmnJS>mMr _mMr. m ~wOmda dOV^ Amho. ~wOmdZ CO`m~mOyg A\$ObImZmMr H$~a d nmR>r_mJ`m~mOyg AmS>dm ngabobm VmnJS>mMm ~mbo{H$m {XgVmo. _hmmamVyZ ~mhoanS>`mda nm``m`m dmQ>oZo Jo`mZo AmnU lr^dmZr _{XamV nmohMVmo. m dmQ>oZo OmVmZm S>m`m hmVmbm g`m dmnamV Zgbobr dmQ> d Xygam Am{U {Vgam XadmOm {XgVmo.

lr^dmZr _{Xam`m AmdmamV 5-6 N>moQ>m Vmo\$m nhm`bm {_iVmV. _{XamVrb _{hfmgya_{XZr`m nmVrb ^dmZr _mVoMr _yVu Zonmi_Yrb JS>H$s ZXr`m H$mR>mdZ AmUbo`m Img {eio_YyZ KS>dbobr Amho. _{XamV \$Q>rH$mMo {edqbJ Amho. _{Xamg_moa XJS>r {Xn_mim AmhoV. _{Xam_mJrb nm`dmQ>oZo AmnU JS>m`m Q>moH$mda Agbo`m ZmZmMo Vio(ZF$` Vbmd) d VQ>~XrV Agbobm Mmoa XadmOm nmh eH$Vmo.

lr^dmZr _{XamH$Sy>Z ~mbo{H$`m`m nm``m MT>VmZm CO`m hmVmg lrg_WmZr WmnZ Ho$bobm hZw_mZ Amho. ~mbo{H$`mda {edam`mMm AdmT> nwVim d N>moQ>r ~mJ Amho. JS>m`m X{jU d Cma Q>moH$mbm AZwH$_o XwnXar ~mYUrMm `edV ~wO d aoS>H$m~wO Amho. m XmoZ ~wOm_`o ZmgHo$ Vio d JmoS>o Vio Amho. m IoarO JS>mda doVmimMo _{Xa, d`^y Ho$XmaodamMo _{Xa, KmoanS>rMo {M Agbobr amOnhm`mMr qXS>r, H$S>obmoQ>, gy`~wO B`mXr {R>H$mUo AmhoV.
JS>mda Om`m`m dmQ>m :
_hmam>mVrb {gX WS> hdoMo {R>H$mU _hm~ioda `oWyZ ImOJr dhmZmZo qH$dm ~gZo 40 {_ZrQ>mV VmnJS>m`m nm``mer OmVm `oVo. `mIoarO _w~B-Jmodm _hm_mJmdarb nmobmXnyahZ Am~oZir KmQ>mZo VmnJS>mda OmVm `oVo.
amh`mMr gmo` :
JS>mdarb {dlm_JhmV ahm`mMr gmo` hmoD$ eH$Vo.
OodUmMr gmo` :
JS>mda OodUmgmR>r AZoH$ CnhmaJh AmhoV.
nm`mMr gmo` :
~ma_mhr {n`mMo nmUr CnbY Amho.
gyMZm :
1) JS>mdarb _wI {R>H$mUo nhm`mgmR>r 1 Vmg nwaogm Amho.

2) gnyU JS> nhm`mgmR>r 3 Vo 4 Vmg bmJVmV.
Forts of Category: Hill forts
 AMbm (Achala)  A{hdV (Ahivant)  AqO`Vmam (Ajinkyatara)  AmOmo~mJS> (Ajoba)
 AbJ (Alang)  AOZoar (Anjaneri)  AVwa (Antoor)  AeoarJS> (Asherigad)
 AmT> (Aundha)  Ad{MVJS (Avchitgad)  ~mUH$moQ> {H$m (Bankot)  ~madmB (Barvai)
 ^JdVJS> (Bhagwantgad)  ^m_oa (Bhamer)  ^aVJS> (Bharatgad)  ^mH$aJS> (~gJS>) (Bhaskargad)
 ^dmZJS> (Bhavangad)  ^dmZrJS> (Bhavanigad)  ^r_meH$a (Bhimashankar)  {^dJS> / {^_JS> (Bhivgad/Bhimgad)
 ^wXaJS> (Bhudargad)  ^ynVJS> (Bhupatgad)  ^yfUJS> (Bhushangad)  {~admS>r (Birwadi)
 {~VZJS> (Bitangad)  Mm^maJS> (Chambhargad)  MXZ - dXZ (Chandan-Vandan)  MXoar (Chanderi)
 Mmhoa (Chaulher)  MmdS> (Chavand)  XmVoJS> (Dategad)  XohoaJS> (^moaJS>) (Dehergad (Bhorgad))
 S>oa_mi (Dermal)  Xod{Jar (Devgiri (Daulatabad))  T>mH$Mm ~{har (Dhak-Bahiri)  Ymamdr {H$m (Dharavi Fort)
 XwYm {H$m (Dundha)  XwJ -T>mH$mo~m (Durg Dhakoba)  JS>JS>m (KaJS>) (Gadgada (Ghargad))  JJZJS> (Gagangad)
 {H$o JmiUm (Galna)  J^raJS> (Gambhirgad)  JYdJS> (Gandharvgad)  KZJS> (Ghanagad)
 KmoS>~XaMm {H$m (Ghodbunder Fort)  KmogmiJS> (Ghosalgad)  JmonmiJS> (Gopalgad)  JmoaIJS> (Gorakhgad)
 JmodiH$moQ> (Gowalkot)  hS>ga (Hadsar)  hZw_VJS> (Hanumantgad)  haJS> (Hargad)
 h[aha (Harihar)  h[aMJS (Harishchandragad)  hmVJS> (Hatgad)  BmB (Indrai)
 Baemi (Irshalgad)  OrdYZ (Jivdhan)  H$bm{ZYrJS> (Kalanidhigad (Kalanandigad))  H$miXwJ (Kaldurg)
 eb H$igy~mB (Kalsubai)  H$`mUJS> (Kalyangad(Nandgiri))  H$_iJS> (Kamalgad)  H$m_UXwJ (Kamandurg)
 H$mMZ (Kanchan)  H$hoaJS> (Kanhergad)  H$H$mim (Kankrala)  H$Zmim (Karnala)
 H$mm (Katra)  H$mdZB (Kavnai)  H|$OiJS> (Kenjalgad)  ImaonmQ>U (Kharepatan fort)
 H$mohmoOJS (Kohoj)  H$moiHo$dmS>r XyJ (Kolkewadi)  H$moarJS> - H$moamBJS> (Korigad)  Hw$bJ (Kulang)
 Hw$Sw>JS> -{dlm_JS> (Kurdugad)  bqiJ (Laling)  qbJmUm (Lingana)  bmohJS> (Lohagad)
 _XZJS> (Madangad)  _{h_mZJS> (Mahimangad)  _[h_VJS> (Mahimatgad)  _{hnmcJS> (Mahipalgad)
 _{hnVJS> (Mahipat)  _mhbr (Mahuli)  _bJJS> (Malanggad)  _hmaJS> (gmoZmoar) (Malhargad)
 _S>UJS> (Mandangad)  _mZJS> (Mangad)  _JiJS> (Mangalgad)  _mJr - VwJr (Mangi-Tungi)
 _m{UH$XyJ (Manikdurg)  _m{UH$JS> (Manikgad)  _{UH$nyO (Manikpunj)  _mH$S>m (Markandeya)
 {_aJS> ({_am S>m|Ja) (Mirgad)  _moamJS> (Moragad)  _JJS> (Mruggad)  _wS>mJS> (Mudagad)
 _whoa (Mulher)  ZmJbm~Xa {H$m (Nagla bunder Fort)  ZmUoKmQ (Naneghat)  hmdrJS> (Nhavigad)
 {Z_{Jar (Nimgiri)  {ZdVrMm {H$m (Nivati Fort)  nm~aJS> (Pabargad)  nmbJS> (Palgad)
 nmS>dJS> (Pandavgad)  nhmioXwJ (Panhaledurg)  nhmiJS> (Panhalgad)  nmaJS> (Pargad)
 n>mJS (Patta)  no~ (Peb)  noR> (Peth)  {ngmoi {H$m (Pisol)
 {H$o ~iJS> (Prabalgad)  VmnJS> (Pratapgad)  nwaXa (Purandar)  am`JS> (Raigad)
 am`H$moQ> (Raikot)  am`aoa (Raireshwar)  amOXohoa (Rajdeher)  amOYoa (Rajdher)
 amOJS> (Rajgad)  amO_mMr (Rajmachi)  am_JS> (Ramgad)  am_goO (Ramshej)
 amJUm (Rangana)  amOU{Jar (Ranjangiri)  agmiJS> (Rasalgad)  aVZJS> (Ratangad)
 aZXwJ ( ^JdVrMm {H$m ) (Ratnadurg)  ad`m - Od`m (Rawlya - Jawlya)  amohrS>m (Rohida)  gXm{edJS> (Sadashivgad)
 gmJaJS> (IoS>XyJ) (Sagargad)  gmZJS (Sajjangad)  gmhoa (Salher)  gmbmoQ>m (Salota)
 gm_mZJS> (Samangad)  gm_amOJS> (Samrajgad)  gmH$erMm {H$m (Sankshi)  gVmofJS> (Santoshgad)
 glwJr (Saptashrungi)  gagJS> (Sarasgad)  {edS>rMm {H$m (Sewri Fort)  {edJS> (Shivgad)
 {edZoar (Shivneri)  {edWa Ki (Shivtharghal)  {gXJS> ( _mbdU ) (Sidhagad (Malvan))  qghJS> (Sinhagad)
 gm`ZMm {H$m(erd {H$m) (Sion Fort)  gmoZ{Ja (Songir (Dhule))  gmoZ{Jar (H$OV Odi) (Songir (Karjat))  gmoZ{Jar (amohm Odi) (Songiri(Near Roha))
 gwYmJS> (Sudhagad)  gw_maJS> (Sumargad)  Vmhbr (Tahuli)  ViJS> (Talgad)
 VmXwidmS>r (Tandulwadi)  VoaoImobMm {H$m (Terekhol Fort)  WmiZoa (Thalner)  {VH$moZm (Tikona)
 VmoaUm (Torna)  q~H$JS> D$\$ ~h{Jar (Trimbakgad)  qJbdmS>r (Tringalwadi)  VwJ (Tung)
 C~aqIS> (Umberkhind)  damQ> JS> (Vairatgad)  d^JS> (Vallabhgad)  dYZJS> (Vardhangad)
 dmJS> (Varugad)  dgVJS> (Vasantgad)  doVmiJS> (Vetalgad)  {dgmnya (Visapur)
 {demiJS> (Vishalgad)  `edVJS> (aoS>rMm {H$m) (Yashawantgad (Redi Fort))