Saturday, 17 May 2014

Maharashtra Celebrates Maharashtra Day

May 1 is Maharashtra Day. This year is the 54th year of coming into existence for this state. Maharashtra commemorates this day by taking out a parade in its capital city of Mumbai. All institutions, stock market, offices and schools remained closed.
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At the parade, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan took the salute while minister of state for social justice Shivajirao Moghe took the salute at Kasturchand Park ground. In Bandra, a prominent locality in Mumbai, 20 schools utilized this Maharashtra Day occasion to commemorate 800 schoolteachers.

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