Indian history is full of pride of many brave sons. One of these names is also of Veer Saput Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Chhatrapati Shivaji was a great patriot as well as a skilled administrator. In the year 1670, he fought fiercely with the Mughal army. After defeating the Mughals, they waved their glory at the fort of Sinhagad. After this, in 1674, he laid the foundation of the Maratha Empire in Western India.
On 19 February, the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj will celebrate under the leadership of Maratha society. This time, in view of Coronavirus, it has decided not to take Shobha Yatra. The Jubilee celebrations will take place in the hall of the Buddhaeshwar temple. The president of Maratha Yuva Samaj, Neeraj Ingale, said that on February 19, the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj will be celebrated. To prepare for this, a meeting took place at the late Baburao Dani Maratha boarding at Budapara.
Discussions were going on about the events of the Jayanti events in the meeting. It was decided that the grand procession which was taken out every year from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Stadium, will not be taken out this time and the Jubilee will be held in the meeting house at Budha Para. A bike rally will be taken out at 8:30 am on February 19, which will leave Veer Shivaji Maharaj Chowk Tikrapara and arrive at the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at Tatiyapara Chowk, where the wreath will be performed.
Fruit sweets will be distributed at the orphan and old age ashram on the occasion of Jayanti. Wreaths and celebrations will take place at the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at Tatiyapara Chowk at 4:30 pm. The annual festival will be at Budhaeshwar Temple Burhapara at 6:00 pm.
391st birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji
Chhatrapati Shivaji was born on 19 February 1630 in the Shivneri fort. This year, his 391st birth anniversary is going to celebrate across the country. Although some people state his birth in 1627. Shivaji’s father Shahji Bhosale was a general in the army. His mother Jijabai was of a religious nature. From childhood, Shivaji was brought up listening to religious texts. In his childhood, the flame of fighting against the cruel policies of the ruling class was awaken.
Shivaji as a great warrior and skilled strategist of India. He developed a new style of gorilla war. Shivaji gave priority to Marathi and Sanskrit over Persian in his reign. He fought the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb for many years. Chhatrapati Shivaji’s first encounter with the Mughals was in 1656–57. He had captured a lot of Mughal wealth and hundreds of horses. Chhatrapati Shivaji died in his capital Pahari Durg Rajgarh due to some illness in 1680. After this, his son Sambhaji took command of the state.