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Shivaji Jayanti

Shivaji Jayanti, celebrated on February 19th every year, is the birthday of Chhatrapati Shivaji - the maker of the Maratha union. He was born at Shivneri Fort in Pune District, on February 19th, 1630. Processions are held and people dress up like Shivaji on this day. The highlight is Powada, a traditional art form.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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