At the Time of Shivaji, the Post of ‘Sarnobat’ was Related with
At the Time of Shivaji, the post of ‘Sarnobat’ also known as sarnaubat (Commander-in-chief of Maratha forces).
Shivaji was an Indian Maratha warrior King ( 1674 – 1680 ).
Shivaji established a progressive civil rule with the help of a disciplined military and well-structured administrative organisations.
Military administration of Shivaji was a very efficient one. Cavalry and infantry constituted the primary parts of the army of Shivaji. The strength of his army at the time of his death was forty five thousand paga and sixty thousand silahdar cavalry, and one lakh infantry.
The infantry was also divided. The foot soldiers were called the path. There was a nayak over every nine paiks, one havaldar over every ten nayaks, over every two or three havaldar a jumladar, over ten jumladars one hazari and over every sever hazaris one seven-hazari. There was no Jive-hazari in the infantry. Above all was the sarinaubat of the infantry