Shahu Maharaj’s nameplate on the welcome arch of Kolhapur | The Shiv Sena took the initiative on the eve of Maharaj’s birthday in Shahunagar.

Shahu Maharaj's nameplate on the welcome arch of Kolhapur | The Shiv Sena took the initiative on the eve of Maharaj's birthday in Shahunagar.

While entering Kolhapur city from Pune-Bangalore National Highway, NMC has erected an entrance.

Shahu Maharaj’s nameplate on the welcome arch of Kolhapur.

A plaque bearing the name of Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj was erected on the welcome arch of Kolhapur on Friday. The Shiv Sena took the initiative on the eve of Maharaj’s birthday in Shahunagar after the reaction started to spread through the society.

While entering Kolhapur city from Pune-Bangalore National Highway, the Municipal Corporation has erected an entrance. This work is done on the principle of ‘Build, Use and Transfer’.

There were other rules including mentioning the name of the corporation. It was often flashed by media advertisements. Recently, a sign with the name of an industrialist was flashing.

The Shiv Sena took the initiative on the eve of Maharaj’s birthday in Shahunagar.

The people of Kolhapur were reacting strongly through social media. Under the leadership of Rajesh Kshirsagar, former MLA of Shiv Sena, Executive Chairman of the State Planning Board, the city Shiv Sena put up a plaque bearing the name ‘Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj’.

Shahu Maharaj's nameplate on the welcome arch of Kolhapur | The Shiv Sena took the initiative on the eve of Maharaj's birthday in Shahunagar.
Shahu Maharaj’s nameplate on the welcome arch of Kolhapur | The Shiv Sena took the initiative on the eve of Maharaj’s birthday in Shahunagar.

At this time Jai Bhavani Jai Shivaji, Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj were announced. Kshirsagar warned that he would not tolerate any attempt to destroy the self-esteem of Kolhapur.

Former MLAs Dr. Sujit Minchekar, Nandkumar More, Jaywant Harugale, Tukaram Salokhe, Deepak Chavan, Raghunath Tipugade, Arun Sawant, Kishore Ghatge, Dhanaji Dalvi, Riaz Bagwan, Raju Qazi were present.