COLOUR­FUL SHIV JAYANTI CEL­E­BRA­TIONS

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NEWS - TAS­NEEM KAUSAR

Floats, ral­lies and cul­tural pro­grammes marked Shiv Jayanti cel­e­bra­tions in the city on Fri­day. Pan­vel wit­nessed the grand cel­e­bra­tions with floats de­pict­ing Shivaji Ma­haraj’s life and im­por­tant achieve­ments parad­ing in the city. The floats were pre­sented by the stu­dents of 11 civic schools in the city. There was also lezim and dhol per­for­mances in the rally that be­gan at around 8.15am from Shivaji Chowk, made its way through Adarsh Naka and ended at Line Ali. Pan­vel Mu­nic­i­pal Coun­cil pres­i­dent Charusheela Gharat said: “For years we have been hav­ing such grand cel­e­bra­tions to cel­e­brate the birth of the pride of Maharashtra and the coun­try, Ch­ha­tra­p­ati Shivaji Ma­haraj.” She added, “The par­tic­i­pa­tion of chil­dren will help in­spire them and also en­sure that they im­bibe the qual­i­ties of the great ruler.” Mayor Sud­hakar Naik along with MLA San­deep Naik gar­landed the statue of Shivaji Ma­haraj at Shivaji Chowk in Vashi.

Fri­day. PHO­TOS: BACHCHAN KU­MAR

Chil­dren per­form the lezim at pro­ces­sion to mark the birth an­niver­sary of Ch­ha­tra­p­ati Shivaji at Pan­vel on

Stu­dents of Kar­maveer Bhau­rao Patil Col­lege at Vashi take out a rally on the oc­ca­sion of Shivaji Jayanti.

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