Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj
(26 June 1874 – 6 May 1922)
He was born as Yeshwantrao in the Ghatge Maratha family, of Kagal village of the Kolhapur district as Yeshwantrao Ghatge to Jaisingrao and Radhabai. His father was the village chief, while his mother Radhabhai hailed from the royal family of Mudhol. He studied at The Rajkumar College, Rajkot under the guidance of Principal McNoton. (1885-1889) Education for all, Equality to all, dams, reservoirs, weirs, railway, film studios, he supported and uplifted Wrestling (kushti) and other sports. He has done great work almost in every aspect of social and economic development. He was not only king he was a social reformer.