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Hindavi Swarajya Mahasang's second executive meeting was held on 21st December 2019 at Sadar Mahal Palace, Thanjavur

Hindavi Swarajya Mahasang's second executive meeting was held on 21st December 2019 at Sadar Mahal Palace, Thanjavur. 13 committee members participated out of 18. As a president Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle, senior vice-president Vikramsinh Mohite, Secretary Ranjeet Natu and other 10 Committee members participated.

Note from General SecretaryMeeting of the Pradhan Mandal of Hindavi Swarajya Mahasangh was held at the Sadar Mahal Palace, Thanjavur under the chairmanship of HH Shivajiraje Bhosale, Thanjavur. A press note was released at the press conference which reads as follows :
Press Note 2nd Pradhan Mandal Meeting (Managing Committee) of Hindavi Swarajya Mahasangh at Sadar Mahal Palace, Thanjavur on 21.12.2019
Hindavi Swarajya Mahasangh is a charitable organization comprising of present-day descendants of various historical “Sardar” families of the erstwhile Maratha Empire. HH. Shivajiraje Bhosale, Thanjavur has been nominated as the President (Adhyaksh) and Shrimant Mahendrasimha P…

H.H Jayamala Rani Saheb and Sucheela Raje Saheb

Her Highness Jayamala Rani Saheb, wife of Prince Tulajendra Rajah Bhosle and H.H Sucheela Raje Saheb, wife of H.H Prince Maloji Raje Bhosle. Both were the daughter in-laws of H.H Prince Pratap Simha Rajah Bhosle (great grandson of King Serfoji II).
Photo duration: 1950s.

Photo courtesy: Shivraj Shitole.

Prince Shivaji Rajah Bhosle of Thanjavur has been elected as the president of Hindavi Swarajya Mahasangh- an association of royal families in India.

Thank you for participating and congratulations to the winner.

Posted on 11th October 2019:

Today is the 22nd anniversary of our museum 'Maharajah serfoji II memorial hall, Sadar Mahal Palace Thanjavur 613009'. To mark this day, we had a contest for photographers. Thank you for participating and we have selected one photograph. The above  posted photograph has been choosed and that was submitted by Mr. Dinesh Soni. Congratulations @dinno_da (the winner's instagram I'd) and your surprise gift is on its way.

Photo caption: King Serfoji II's marble idol sculpted by Flaxman at Art Gallery, Thanjavur Palace complex.

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Maharajah Serfoji II memorial hall is going to reach its twenty second year on 11/10/2019. To commemorate its 22nd anniversary, we have decided to present a best photograph captured on Thanjavur Palace complex or premises (note: Heritage monuments, views and scenes, not personal or individual pictures that are been posed for  modelling or as a model), a surprising gift on that  day. Post your photographs on Thanjavur Palace complex on instagram or facebook and tag us, i.e @Princelytanjore or use hashtag #PrincelyTanjore. On facebook mention our page, @Maharajah Serfoji 2 memorial hall museum, sadar mahal palace Thanjavur. You can also email us your photographs to

Students document ruined Maratha structures in TamilNadu.

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"Those days pilgrims from North India would come to Rameshwaram on foot, or on carts.It was difficult for them to meet their basic needs.To address this issue, Maratha rulers built about 20 Chatrams with a tank in Thanjavur alone"- Selvaraj Nayakkavadyar, heritage activist.

Today most of the chatrams are not well maintained and been least bothered by the concerned government authorities. They are left to get vanished completely. Steps are been taken by private NGOs and  locals   to bring importance and awareness on it and for preserving it. Most of the Maratha structures or Heritage  (Kailash Mahal alias Raja Gori, some to be named) in Thanjavur are least bothered and left to dissipate. Most of the Maratha structures and heritage monuments  are already been ruined.