Maha celebrates birth anniv of Chhatrapati Shivaji



Mumbai: The birth anniversary of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, is being celebrated across Maharashtra on Sunday.

Various cultural programmes, based on the life of Shivaji Maharaj, have been organised in urban as well as rural parts of the state.

Maharashtra Governor K Sankarnarayan offered floral tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji at the Shivaji Park at Dadar in central Mumbai.

The programme had been organised by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and the Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Commemoration Committee.

Mumbai Mayor, Shraddha Jadhav, Municipal Commissioner, Subodh Kumar and Vice-President of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Commemoration Committee Kisanrao Jadhav were present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, in Nashik, Neelima Pawar, general secretary of Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj garlanded the statue of Shivaji Maharaj, NCP MP Sameer Bhujbal, senior Congress leader Vinayak Patil attended the function.

PTI