Mumbai : The Birth Anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was and is celebrated with traditional fervour in Maharashtra .
Chief Minister of Maharashtra attended and paid tribute to Shivaji at Shivneri Fort in Pune .
In Mumbai, Governor paid floral tributes to the Maratha warrior king at the Shivaji Park and garlanded his statue.
On the occasion of Chhatrapati Maharaj Shivaji Jayanti, floral tributes are offered to the statue of Shivaji at the Shivneri Fort . Very colourful procession is organised on this day where there are many dancers who perform on traditional songs .
A huge number of people come to attend this festival who adore the king passionately . This festival is a way in which the people of Maharashtra show respect towards the courage and military skills of Shivaji Maharaja.
The state government’s official ‘Shiv Jayanti’ celebrations are held on February 19 each year, while the Shiv Sena celebrates ‘Shiv Jayanti’ as per the “tithi.”