. Who was the founder of Maratha Empire in India
A: Chhatrapati Shivaji
B: Chhatrapati Sambhaji
C: Chhatrapati Shahu
D: Chhatrapati Rajaram
Chhatrapati Shivaji established the Maratha Empire in India. Chhatrapati Shivaji was a member of the Bhonsle Maratha clan and an Indian emperor.
Shivaji created the Maratha Empire by carving away an enclave from the fading Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur.
Hence, Option (A) is correct. i.e Chhatrapati Shivaji