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Nimbalkar

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The Nimbalkar is a Maratha clan, which derives its surname from the forest of Nimbalak in Phaltan taluka, Satara district, Maharashtra, India.

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Some Nimbalkars served as head of the deshmukhs (sardeshmukhs or sardars) during the period of the Deccan Sultanates and Mughal empire.

Affiliations

The main ancestral city of the Nimbalkar is Phaltan, though they are also found in other regions Marathas inhabit. The clan is linked to other clans prominent in Maratha history: Emperor Shivaji's first wife Saibai was from the Nimbalkar dynasty. Deepaabai, the paternal grandmother of Shivaji) was from the Nimbalkar family.

Notables

  • Bajaji Rao Naik Nimbalkar
  • Saibai
  • References

    Nimbalkar Wikipedia


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