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Chimnaji Appa - The Capture of Vasai
... See also Battle of Vasai After careful planning, Chimnaji Appa led a Maratha army into the occupied territories in 1737 ... Chimnaji's strategy was to go for the weakest link in the chain to the strongest, thereby progressively weakening the Portuguese ... In November 1738, Chimnaji Appa captured the fort of Dahanu and on 20 January 1739, Mahim capitulated ...
Chimnaji Damodar
... Chimnaji Damodar Moghe, popularly known as Chimnaji Damodar, was among the first Sardars to cross the boundary of Maharashtra to engage Mughal forces located in the ...