Hindu Janajagruti Samiti activists and followers of Shivaji Maharaj from the Sinhagad College of Pharmacy held a cleanliness drive at Sinhagad on 1st April 2023. Read more »
Forts are being conserved in other states, Maharashtra should emulate this, requested former MLA Mr. Balasaheb Murkute in a letter to Cultural Affairs Minister. Read more »
The Islamic encroachment of the forts in Maharashtra is a well planned strategy. The Archeology Department needs to work to prevent it, said National President of Hindu Vidhidnya Parishad Advocate Virendra Ichalkaranjikar and Mr. Malhar Pandey (a fan of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj) in the ‘JM Special’ programme on Jai Maharashtra TV channel. Read more »
Some local Muslims claimed that the temple of Shri Durga Devi at Durgadi Fort, where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built the first bastion of Hindu sovereignty, is a ‘Mailis-e-Mushwareen Masjid’. Read more »
The historically significant Yashwantgad that has borne witness to the presence of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj in Redi is included in the ‘UNESCO’ list and also a State Protected Monument. However today, it is under threat due to unauthorized construction including excavations near the ramparts at the base of the fort. Read more »
A complaint has been received from the Shivdurg Conservation Movement that Murad Muhammad Mujawar is setting up a tin shed illegally for slaughtering chickens. Hence as the Taluka Magistrate, as well as to avoid breach of law and order, appropriate legal action should be taken against Murad Muhammad Mujawar who erected the tin shed’. Read more »
The Department of Archeology has expressed helplessness that the unauthorized constructions are not being removed despite complaining to the concerned administrative officials to remove these encroachments. So the question is, ‘who is supposed to act?’ Read more »
The Mumbai Municipal Corporation has started the task of removing encroachments on Mahim Fort after years of apathy. But instead of initiating stringent action against encroachers, 267 encroachers will be given free flats by Mumbai Municipal Corporation. Read more »
The memorial of Baji Prabhu Deshpande, who sacrificed his life while fighting against the Mughals in Pavankhind, is today in dire condition. Additionally as if to insult the great lieutenant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the Govt officers have fructified crores by allotting the land adjoining Pawankhind for the Indira Awas Yojana. Read more »
Mr Mungantiwar issued orders to the Administration to send letters to all Collectors and Commissioners in the State to check Forts in their respective Districts and free them from the encroachments there. Read more »
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