Maharashtra Day is a historically important day due to formation of the state on this day (1st May) in 1960. Maharashtra Din (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र दिन) is a publlic holiday in Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Day is special day for Marathi and people of Maharashtra as on this day, the state was formed in the year 1960. Celebrated on May 1 every year, the state observes a public holiday and large scale celebrations across Mumbai and all other districts are organized. As instructed by the State and Central Government, All Schools, Colleges and offices remain closed on this. This day is also popular as Maharashtra Din among locals, Governor of Maharashtra is invited as Chief Guest for parade and celebration in at Shivaji Park, Dadar (Mumbai).
When is Maharashtra Day in 2022?
When: May 01, 2022
Why Maharashtra Day is a Public Holiday?
On this historic day (1 May), the current states of Maharashtra and Gujarat were carved out of state of Bombay in year 1960.