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SHIVJAYANTI CELEBRATED IN THE CITY

shivaji-1The city celebrated Shivjayanthi. We bring to you a special report on the day. Shiv Jayanti is the day when the birthday of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is celebrated on a grand scale in Maharashtra. Shivaji was born at the Shivneri fort in Pune on February 19th, 1630. As known Shivaji was a great leader and the creator of the Maratha nation. On this day processions are held. Many take part in the procession where they put up small skit, which they keep on performing all the way in the procession. Various programs are arranged on this day. On the occasion of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti the Mayor of Navi Mumbai Anjani Bhoir, Member of Parliament Dr Sanjeev Naik and MLA Sandeep Naik honoured the Maratha Warrior with a garland of flowers in Vashi. The dignitaries gathered to honour the Marathi warrior at Shivaji Chowk where the musicians musical background score gave those present a feel of being in Maharashtra. Children from Gyan Vikas school Koperkhairne came dressed up in costumes of Shivaji. With cameraman Vivek Gaikwad Jan Cabral for NMTV News.

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