The greats grace Maharashtra Sadan

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the new Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi on 4 June 2013. The marble structure, located on Kasturba Marg, near India Gate, has many specialities

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the new Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi on 4 June 2013. The marble structure, located on Kasturba Marg, near India Gate, has many specialities, one of which is the installation of statues of Bahujan personalities on its premises. They include Shivaji Maharaj, Mahatma Phule, Shahuji Maharaj, Savitribai Phule, Ahilyabai Holkar and Dr Ambedkar. Here, we present photographs of the statues. (All Photos by Sarvesh)

 

Maharashtra Sadan, New Delhi

 

Jotiba Phule

 

Savitribai Phule

 

Shahuji Maharaj

 

Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

 

Ahilyabai Holkar

 

Yashwantrao Chavan

 

The interior of the Maharashtra Sadan.
Spread over 170,000 square feet, the Maharashtra Sadan is the second-biggest building in Delhi after Rashtrapati Bhawan

 

Published in the February 2015 issue of the Forward Press magazine


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