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Play on Chatrapati Shivaji to be presented at Red Fort next month

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Shiv Shahir Babasaheb Purandare's famous Raja Shiv Chatrapati, a play on Maratha hero Maharaj, will now be presented at the from April 6-10.

The first time it was shown was in 1985 in Pune. Since then the play has been staged over 864 times in 16 districts of Maharashtra, Agra, Delhi, Bhopal, and the

"This is a way to ensure that the life and times of Chatrapati can be presented for the youth of this country. They should know that the brave dreamt of building a nation and how he worked towards it," said.

The tickets for the show will be for free and can be booked on the portal.

Originally written in Marathi, this work was later translated into Hindi. This play is performed by over 200 artists, as well as elephants, camels and horses.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 20:05 IST