alibag- The coronation ceremony was held at Raigad Fort with the beating of drums, the chanting of mantras and the chanting of Shankhanad. At that time, thousands of devotees of Shiva flocked to the fort. The ceremony was organized by Shivrajyabhishek Din Utsav Samiti Durgaraj Raigad. At that time, Sambhaji Raje Chhatrapati attacked from the Rajya Sabha seat once more. Sambhaji Raje has made a serious accusation that an attempt is being made to create a fight in Baplek from the Rajya Sabha seat.
Sambhaji Raje Chhatrapati said, “We don’t want to stop where our honor will stand, this is the teaching given by Shivaji Maharaj. He made various agreements, but he didn’t compromise his self-esteem. They didn’t want power. Swarajya was wanted. We want to restore this self-government.”
“Attempt to provoke a fight in Baplek from Rajya Sabha seat”
Adilshah and the Mughals tried to provoke a fight between Shivaji Maharaj and Shahaji Raje to stop Shivaji Maharaj’s horse race. Shahaji Raja was being pressured. Although times have changed, the same tyranny for power continues today. Attempts are being made to create a power struggle in Baplek from the Rajya Sabha seat”, Sambhaji Raje made a serious accusation.
The fort was illuminated in various places on the occasion of the Shiv Rajyabhishek ceremony. The ceremony began with the worship of Goddess Shirkai. The cult was held in Jagadishwar. The program began with the raising of the flag on Monday (June 6) morning. After the Panchamrut anointing, the Saptaganga bath, Maharaj’s idol was formally worshipped. Shiva Aarti was recited.
Gold coins were also anointed. After that, the royal procession of Maharaj’s palanquin came out. Thousands of Shiva devotees from all over the state flocked to the fort in this lively atmosphere. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was acclaimed along with Shankhanad and Tutari. The ceremony concluded with Mahaprasada after the Palkhi ceremony. Former MP Sambhaji Raje Chhatrapati anointed the image of Lord Shiva on this occasion. On this occasion, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj made a great show of force.
Men’s sports demonstrations were also presented on this occasion. Maharaj was paid homage by wielding swords and clubs. Dholtasha’s alarm also sounded. Pohwade praising Shivaji Maharaj was introduced by Shahir. The Warakari sect also participated in this coronation ceremony for the first time. 100 Warakaris from Maval province had arrived at the fort with Talmrudung.
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Due to the Corona epidemic for two years, the festival could not be held on a large scale in the fort. Therefore, the administration expected a crowd of Shiva devotees at the Shiva Rajyabhishek ceremony this year. Therefore, adequate preparations were made on behalf of the administration. Traffic was regulated to avoid congestion at the fort. Food umbrella facilities were also provided. A large police contingent was deployed in the vicinity of the fort.