Shivjayanti Utsav in Mormugao

Dhiraj Harmalkar

Hundreds of Shiv devotees performed aarti before the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Goa|culture|Shivjayanti|Chicalim | Pic credit: Dishant Parab

A mega bike rally was held in Vasco on the occasion of Shivjayanti.

Goa|culture|bike rally|Vasco | Pic credit: Dishant Parab

Individuals were felicitated with a memento of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's idol.

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A little girl took part in the rally holding a saffron flag in Vasco.

Goa|culture|girl|Vasco | Pic credit: Dishant Parab

A stage artist singing traditional povada (praises) of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Goa|culture|povada|Chicalim | Pic credit: Dishant Parab

Women and girls played the dhol-tasha and actively participated in the public rally.

Goa|culture|dhol|Vasco | pic credit: Dishant Parab

Locals also celebrated Shivjayanti at Mormugao Fort on Sunday.

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A special dhol-tasha group was invited from Kolhapur-Maharashtra to play at the Shivjayanti Utsav by the organisers.

Goa|culture|Dhol-tasha|Vasco | Pic credit: Dishant Parab

Goa's tallest statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj looked stunning on Sunday evening during the utsav.

Goa|culture|statue|Shivjayanti | Pic credit: Dishant Parab

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