After two years, the ‘Dahi Handi’ festival is being celebrated on a grand scale across Maharashtra as the government has raised all coronavirus-related visuals.

The ‘Dahi Handi’ event in Maharashtra, arranged annually throughout Janmashtami to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna, has become an additional flashpoint in between the two factions of Shiv Sena.

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The rival intrigues – one led by Principal Priest Eknath Shinde, and also the various other headed by Shiv Sena principal Uddhav Thackeray – have actually installed hoardings and also banners with images of Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray and also event leader Anand Dighe in Mumbai, Thane and also other cities of Maharashtra.

Kalyan MP and also Principal Preacher Eknath Shinde’s kid Shrikant Shinde stated that their event shows respect for Balasaheb Thackeray and Anand Dighe. On the various other hand, the Thackeray camp MP, Rajan Vichare, claimed their occasion shows loyalty, unity, culture and also the voice of Hindutva.

The Shinde faction has introduced a reward of 2.51 lakh for the winning groups at their ‘Dahi Handi’ events in Mumbai and Thane, while the winning team at the Thackeray camp’s event in Thane will obtain a prize of 1.11 lakh. An additional occasion arranged by the organisation of Thane Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik lugs complete cash prize of 21 lakh.

Uddhav Thackeray’s government collapsed concerning a month earlier after a lot of MLAs of his celebration joined Eknath Shinde’s rebellion. The Shinde intrigue has also laid a case over the survey symbol of Shiv Sena- a “bow and arrow”- and also the issue is pending prior to the Election Commission.

The supporters of Eknath Shinde are holding a Dahi Handi at Tembhi Naka in Thane, while the Uddhav Thackeray intrigue has arranged a comparable occasion nearly 200 metres away at Jambli Naka.

After 2 years, the ‘Dahi Handi’ event is being celebrated on a grand range throughout Maharashtra as the federal government has actually raised all coronavirus-related aesthetics.

Eknath Shinde has actually revealed that the ‘Dahi Handi’ celebration will currently be identified as a journey sport in the state. The youths participating in the festival, likewise known as ‘Govindas’, can request federal government jobs under the sporting activities quota.

In case of the fatality of an individual, his household would get 10 lakh as settlement from the state federal government. 7 lakh would be offered to individuals with severe injuries, while one with cracks would certainly be paid 5 lakh.

Raj Thackeray’s party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has additionally announced a prize of 55 lakh for a Dahi Handi occasion being arranged by it. “The winning group might likewise get a possibility to go to Spain,” an event agent announced.

During the ‘Dahi Handi’ event, ‘Govindas’ make a human pyramid to reach an earthen pot including buttermilk which is put up mid-air, as well as break it.

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Last Updated: 19 August 2022