Margao: February 19, 2020 … Around 450 years ago Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj exited but still his name and glory, gave us advise of patriotism Minister for Art and Culture, Shri Govind Gaude. Shivaji Maharaj laid the foundation for democracy he said.
Shri Gaude was speaking at the presentation of Marathi Historical Drama on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, titled “Garud Zep” presented by Vimlanand Kala Manch, Madkai at Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem, yesterday.
The Drama was organised by Department of Information and Publicity to mark the celebration of State Level Shivjayanti.
Speaking further, Shri Gaude said, today’s youth will not face any obstacles in their life if they study the narratives of Shivaji and act accordingly. The thoughts of Shivaji Maharaj have the capacity and power to face any difficulties and obstacles, he said. Shivaji is not limited to our country but also people across the world salute him he said.he called upon the youths to walk on the path shown by Shivaji Maharaj he opined.
Shri Gaude paid tributes by garlanding temporary bust statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj placed in the auditorium.
The attractive temporary statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on throne which was erected in the premises of Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem was garlanded by MLA, Sanguem, Shri Prasad Gaonkar; Member Secretary, Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem, Shri Ajay Gaude; Commisioner, SC and ST Commission, Shri Prakash Velip; Information Assistant, Department of Information and Publicity, Shri Siddhesh Samant; Convenor, Shri Vishwas Sawant Dessai, Shri Sarvanand Sawant Dessai and Shri Vardhan Kamat, Director of Drama.
Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem thanked the Department of Information and Publicity for giving the people a chance to watch the drama on the life of a historian. Drama received huge response from viewers.
Members of Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem, Smt Jasmine Braganza, Shri Navin Khandekar, Shri Mukund Naik, Shri Vitthaldas Bhat, Shri Jaikumar Khandekar, Smt Anita Naik, Smt Rajani Naik, Smt Rajani Bhembre; Cultural Organiser, Ravindra Bhavan, Curchorem, Smt Sarvada Sawant were among the prominent persons present on the occasion.