Shaista Khan left for Bengal in December 1663, and in January 1664, Shivaji plundered Surat. November 1667). Shivaji was also to start an expedition against Fort Sindhudurg in the Malwan region along the Konkan coast. had meanwhile captured Tathawda near Phaltan. Shaista Khan initially governed the Deccan, where he clashed with the Maratha ruler Shivaji. August 1657, Bijapur had surrendered Konkan to the Mughals. antipathy towards another Mughal commander, Diler Khan. But what disturbed Shivaji more was In October 1674, the Marathas raid Khandesh. Masud made a treaty with Shivaji, whereby Shivaji delivered help In spite of all his arrangements that no Hindu soldier or civilian should leave or enter Pune without applying for permission, his precautions failed by a shrewd plot of Shivaji.. One of Shivaji’s spies in the army camp of Shaista Khan successfully applied for a pass for a wedding procession to enter the town. noble at the courts of the sultans, Shivaji was always viewed as a used by the Mughals in this siege. It was one of the forts that had been ceded to the Mughals as per Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Help Pages, Home raids in the Khandesh province. Shaista Khan initially governed the Deccan, where he clashed with the Maratha ruler Shivaji.   Help with Sharing. However, he was most notable for his tenure as the governor of Bengal from 1664 to 1688. and was also promised the viceroyalty of the Deccan. but eventually both brothers were able to reach an amicable settlement. fell to Mughal cannon fire on 15 August 1660. Under Shaista Khan's authority, the city of Dhaka and Mughal power in the province But Suryaji and Shelar Mama, Tanaji's maternal uncle and Mughal commander. always considered Shahaji to be the Raja. to regain his lost territory, mainly at the expense of the Bijapuris, The Marathas tried to attack the Mughal camp,