Maharashtra Day

Maharashtra Day today, know its significance, history and how it gained statehood

Maharashtra Day is celebrated on May 1 every year, On this day in 1960, Maharashtra gained statehood after the division from the Bombay State. It was on this day in 1960 when the state was formed on linguistic grounds. 

May 01, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

Zee Talkies makes a larger than life Rangoli on occasion of Maharashtra Day

Bringing to life the elements of Maharashtrian culture, Zee Talkies will be drawing out 60 feet by 40 feet rangoli in Seawoods Grand central Mall in Navi Mumbai. 

May 02, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Aamir Khan does 'shramdaan' on Maharashtra Day

On Maharashtra Day on Wednesday, Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan indulged in a voluntary contribution of labour in the state's Koregaon Taluka of Satara district, along with his wife Kiran Rao.

May 01, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

ZEE5 announces historical drama 'Hutatma'

Hutatma is an adaptation of Meena Deshpande's novel.

Apr 26, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Row over Bharat Ratna continues, now Asaduddin Owaisi questions Centre's choice for award

After Kharge, Owaisi has now questioned the Centre's choice for the coveted Bharat Ratna Awards. 

Jan 28, 2019, 09:27 AM IST

Raj Thackeray makes Twitter debut on Maharashtra Day, remembers those who sacrificed their lives for the state

Raj Thackeray launched his party MNS on March 9, 2006, in Mumbai.

May 01, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt's 'shramdaan' on Labour Day

The event was organised by Aamir's Paani Foundation, which works in the area of water conservation.

May 01, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

What is Gujarat Foundation Day: A 10-point guide to the celebrations

It is the foundation day for both Gujarat and Maharashtra.

May 01, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

What is Maharashtra Day: A 10-point guide to the holiday and celebrations

It is not just Maharashtra Day, it also happens to be Gujarat Day.

May 01, 2018, 08:28 AM IST

Rajkummar Rao roots for Aamir Khan's Paani Foundation initiative

'Dangal' actor Aamir Khan's Paani Foundation had taken an initiative to do a massive 'Mahashramdaan' on account of Maharashtra Day which falls on 1st May.

Apr 22, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

57th Maharashtra Day celebrated; tributes paid to martyrs

The 57th Maharashtra Day was celebrated across the state today, with the main ceremony taking place at the sprawling Shivaji Park here.

May 01, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

Raj Thackeray calls Congress government better than BJP's in Maharashtra

Once a bitter critic of the Congress government, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday called the previous government better than BJP-led government.

May 01, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Sustainable farming need of the hour to curb suicides: Fadnavis

Terming the recent suicides of farmers as a "shame" for Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday called for people's participation to help the state government achieve sustainable farming.

May 01, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

K.C Loy's folk song video released on Maharashtra Day

 Singer K.C. Loy in collaboration with digital video entertainment company Culture Machine, released a music video of an adaptation of popular folk song "Dhangarachi Mendhara" on Maharashtra Day Friday.

May 01, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Maharashtra Day: Governor seeks support of corporates for water management ​

Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Friday sought the participation of corporates to help the government implement its ambitious integrated water conservation and management initiative, Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan.

May 01, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

PM Modi extends his wishes on foundation day of Gujarat, Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his greetings to the people of Gujarat and Maharashtra on Gujarat Day and Maharashtra Day respectively.

May 01, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Maharashtra Day: Raj, Athawale offer tributes

MNS chief Raj Thackeray and RPI leader Ramdas Athawale offered tributes at the `Hutatma Chowk` (Martyrs Square) in South Mumbai on `Maharashtra Day`.

May 01, 2012, 14:24 PM IST

Maharashtra Day: Vidarbha supporters waive black flags

To press for their demand for a
separate statehood, around 550 Vidarbha supporters today
raised slogans and waived black flags at a government-
sponsored programme to celebrate Maharashtra Day here.

May 01, 2010, 14:26 PM IST

Rich tributes to martyrs on Maha`s 50th Foundation Day

On Maharashtra`s 50th Foundation Day, Governor K Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister Ashok Chavan led the state in paying tributes to the 105 martyrs of the movement that led to the creation of the state.

May 01, 2010, 10:48 AM IST

On Maharashtra Day eve, CM promises load-shedding free state

Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok
Chavan today promised to make the state `global` with people
having per capita income of Rs one lakh.

May 01, 2010, 00:06 AM IST