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Maharashtra state’s cultural department has declared a 6 day Raigad festival in order to promote the historic Raigad fort as a mainstream tourist destination.

 

Raigad fort being the capital and the coronation place of the Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji.

 

According to our sources, the state government plans to replicate the surrounding of the fort during those days which includes the horses, the bazaars at the foothills of the fort etc. It has also planned for the entire enactment of the coronation ceremony. The inauguration for the festival would be done by the Chief Minister on Thursday.

 

The festival would not only showcase the coronation ceremony but also the skills of the great King Chhatrapati Shivaji as an administrator in various events. Through this festival an essence of awareness would also spread among the masses by highlighting on the work done by King Chhatrapati Shivaji.

 

Below is the Schedule for the festival