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  • Raigad, Maratha Empire (Present Day India)
    1670s

    Birth

    Raigad, Maratha Empire (Present Day India)
    1670s

    Waghya was born in Raigad, Maratha Empire.




  • Raigad, Maratha Empire (Present Day India)
    1680

    Death

    Raigad, Maratha Empire (Present Day India)
    1680

    After Chhatrapati Shivaji's death, the Waghya mourned and jumped into his master's funeral pyre and immolated himself.




  • Raigad Fort, Maratha Empire (Present Day India)
    1906

    A memorial was built

    Raigad Fort, Maratha Empire (Present Day India)
    1906

    In memory of Waghya, a memorial was built next to Chhatrapati Shivaji's samadhi at Raigad Fort with a donation by Indore’s Prince Tukoji Holkar in 1906, who gave ₹5,000 (US$70) towards the dog's statue.




  • India
    1936

    The statue of Waghya was erected

    India
    1936

    Reportedly by Mid-Day, the statue of Waghya was erected on a Samadhi at Shivaji's memorial in 1936 under the banner of Shri Shivaji Raigad Smarak Samati (SSRSS) in leadership of Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar.




  • Raigad Fort, India
    2011

    Attack against Waghya's statue

    Raigad Fort, India
    2011

    In 2011, Sambhaji Brigade, an extremist group was responsible for a protest and attack against Waghya's statue located on Raigad Fort next to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's memorial. The group claimed that the dog was not real and there shouldn't be a memorial for it. This act was strongly opposed by local Dhangar community for they believe that the dog was real.




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