On Friday, February 19, the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is being celebrated within the state with the intention to pay tribute to the Maratha warrior king.
Shiv Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the enduring Seventeenth-century ruler, is well known with nice fervour in Maharashtra. In view of the event, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray together with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar visited Fort Shivneri and paid floral tributes. Moreover, the CM paid his respects earlier than the statues of Rajmata Jijabai Bhosale and a younger Shivaji erected on the fort, after which joined a gaggle of ladies singing conventional lullabies and gently rocking a cradle with a doll symbolizing an toddler Shivaji.
Besides CM Thackeray and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray, nominated BJP Rajya Sabha MP Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje, the thirteenth direct descendent of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, actor-MP Amol Kolhe, native legislators Arun Benke, Vinayak Mete, Zilla Parishad President Nirmala Pansare together with a number of different ministers from completely different events and different dignitaries had been current on the event.
With the surge in circumstances of coronavirus, this yr, the state authorities has appealed to the individuals to pay homage from their houses. Moreover, the state has banned processions and cultural-religious applications. However, a gathering of round 100 individuals has been permitted on the day.
According to reviews, on Thursday, February 18, the rule of thumb issued by the house division had restricted the gathering to 10 individuals amidst the pandemic, nonetheless, by night it was elevated to 100 individuals after the opposition slammed the state government for its resolution.