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Maharashtra is the name of a state in India. Its language is Marathi. In area it is the third-biggest state of India. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra . There are some well-known cave monuments like Ajanta and Ellora. Some of the crops grown in Maharashtra are Bajra, Jowar, Rice, Wheat, etc. The neighbouring States are Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Goa, and Chhattisgarh. A famous dish in Maharashtra is Pithla Bhakri
There are many temples in Maharashtra and some of them are very old. Maharashtra has many forts like Raigad and Pratapgad which were very important in the early history of the Maratha Empire and also sea forts like the one at Sindhdurg . The folk music of Maharashtra is mixed.Famous dance form in Maharashtra is lavni
The food of Maharashtra is different in each place. The people in the Konkan region eat more rice In eastern Maharashtra, most people eat a lot of wheat, jowar, and bajra. Other important things people eat in Maharashtra are lentils, onions, tomatoes, potatoes, chilies, garlic, ginger, and aamras .
In the past, women wore a long sari and men wore a dhoti or pajama with a shirt. Today, women in the cities often wear other clothes like Salwaar kameez and men in the cities wear trousers and a shirt.
Cricket is very popular in Maharashtra. Many people play it and many others watch it. Kabbadi is also popular. The festival that is celebrated in Maharashtra are Gudi Padwa , Diwali , Rangapanchami , Gokulashtami , and Ganeshotsav are some of the festivals that are celebrated in Maharashtra. Ganeshotsav is the biggest festival. The Hindus celebrate it with reverence and festivity in Maharashtra and it has also become popular in other parts of India
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