May 1 is Maharashtra Day. Carved out of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency in 1960, Maharashtra celebrates its 56th formation day on May 1. Maharashtra is indeed special to us but only in part because we live here and work here. The state of Maharashtra has welcome immigrants from all over the country not just since its formation but long before that. It is a state that boasts of being inclusive and quite rightly so for monuments of all faiths stand side by side with much pride. And so as the state turns a year older, it’s only fair that we let the photographs do the talking for us. We bring you 20 photos that perfectly capture the spirit of today’s Maharashtra (ALSO SEE: 11 photographs that perfectly capture the spirit of India) Also Read - Unlock Phase I in Rajasthan: Hotels, Restaurant, Clubs And Shopping Malls to Reopen From Monday | Details Here

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Bibi ka Maqbara

Photograph courtesy: Leon Yaakov/Creative Commons



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Pune1

Photograph courtesy: Matt B/Creative Commons

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Shivaji Maharaj

Photograph courtesy: Madhavi Kuram/Creative Commons

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Street

Photograph courtesy: Paolo Braiuca/Creative Commons

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Pune2

Photograph courtesy: Daniel Echeverri/Creative Commons

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Pune3

Photograph courtesy: Mack Male/Creative Commons

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Kolhapur1

Photograph courtesy: Ganesh Dhamodkar/Creative Commons

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Malvan

Photograph courtesy: Vinay Bavdekar/Creative Commons

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Kolhapur2

Photograph courtesy: Mark Allen/Creative Commons

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Mumbai

Photograph courtesy: Adam Reeder/Creative Commons

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Tight rope walker

Photograph courtesy: Marco Zanferrari/Creative Commons

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Street food

Photograph courtesy: Marco Zanferrari/Creative Commons

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Nashik

Photograph courtesy: Marco Zanferrari/Creative Commons

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Ajanta

Photograph courtesy: Vincent Briccoli/Creative Commons

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Kashid

Photograph courtesy: Tomas Belcik/Creative Commons

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