Basant 2012 , , pp. Men also wear traditional costumes such as the , and on cultural occasions. His son succeeded in establishing the which was further expanded during the 18th century by the Bhat family based in Pune, of Nagpur, of Baroda, of , of Gwalior. The name Tadoba is derived from the God 'Tadoba' or 'Taru', praised by the tribal people who live in the dense forests of the Tadoba and Andhari region, while the Andhari river that meanders through the. An area of about 18,000 hectares 69 sq mi has been proposed as a sanctuary for. Central Maharashtra receives less rainfall. As the name suggests, it is related to the fisher folk of Maharashtra, who are called.
Bombay is the financial capital of India. The earliest instances of Marathi literature is by Sant with his popularly known as Dnyaneshwari. Pune was earlier known as Punya-Nagiri or Queen of Deccan. And her miles of silver, white beaches, stretched taut and inviting over the entire coast. Captivating examples of colonial British architecture can be found all over the city and make up many of , including the Gateway of India and Haji Ali.
A dip in the holy river on whose banks resides, is believed to have the power to wash all sins. It is the wealthiest city in India with highest number of billionaires and is also one of the best places to experience the. Depending on the caste or specific religious tradition of a family, onion and garlic may not be used in cooking. The most common animal species present in the state are , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and. Otherwise, go trekking, fishing, boating, horse riding, or take in the views at one of the many sightseeing points and lookouts there are nearly 30 of them! Annual Reports are also provided.
The is headed by the , who is chosen by the party or coalition holding the majority in the Legislative Assembly. At a distance of 18 km from Mahabaleshwar, 48 km from Satara, 104 km from Pune and 254 km from Mumbai, also called Paachgani is a famous hill station and municipal council in Satara district of Maharashtra. Each district is governed by a or district magistrate, appointed either by the or the Maharashtra Civil Service. Urban areas in the state are governed by 27 , 222 , four and seven. The , is the largest university in the world in terms of the number of graduates and has 141 affiliated colleges. Shilahara dynasty began as vassals of the Rashtrakuta dynasty which ruled the Deccan plateau between the eighth and tenth centuries. Commercially important Teak, and bamboo are found here.
Most of the famous hill stations of the state are at the Ghats. It's a soothing place to relax away from any noise and pollution. All India Radio is a public radio station. It is believed that the name Nashik comes from the episode of the Ramayana where Lakshmana hacked off the nasika nose of Shurpanaka, Ravana's sister. It was the second most visited Indian state by foreigners and fourth most visited state by domestic tourists in the country in 2014. Koli dance as called ' Koligeete' is among the most popular dances of Maharashtra. Find information about the state's history, arts and crafts, cuisine, museums and festivals.
Wildlife sanctuaries in the state include , , , , , and. The scheduled tribes include such as , Warli, and. At its peak, the empire covered much of the subcontinent, encompassing a territory of over 2. Never before will the Arabian Sea look so good! Western ghats of Maharashtra are included in the 34 global owing to its extraordinarily rich biodiversity. At the turn of the 20th century, the struggle for independence took shape, led by radical nationalist and the like Justice , , and , , — social reformers who were all born in this region. Archived from on 30 August 2014.
. Instruction is mainly in Marathi, English or Hindi, though is also used. The city has a long line of both Hindu and Muslim rulers, and has been the site of intense confrontations. Archived from on 9 May 2014. Talukas are intermediate level panchayat between the district councils at the district level and village councils at the lower level. It has over 112 million inhabitants and its capital, , has a population around 18 million making it the in India.
. Another important means of transport in Maharashtra are the passenger trains, which connect all major cities of Maharashtra. The ultimatum to the British during the was given in Mumbai, and culminated in the transfer of power and independence in 1947. In recent years, gained much importance among wildlife enthusiasts nationally and internationally due to the high probability of sighting Tigers. Maharashtra tourism is also developing infrastructure like hotels and transport at major tourist destinations, and has identified several new Maharashtra tourism circuits and special tourism areas, which would be given priority in tourism related infrastructure development. Surrounded by beautiful hills of Sahyadri ranges, Ratnagiri is amongst the top and also one of the popular attraction not to miss in a.