Madhya Pradesh celebrated birth anniversary of Peshwa Bajirao

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Civil and Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia paid homage to the brave son of Mother India, Peshwa Bajirao I on his birth anniversary today by reaching Raverkhedi, his memorial site. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that today he has become blessed by coming to this holy place. Mother India has given birth to many heroes. Bajirao Peshwa is Sirmaur among those great sons.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan honored former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Late. Remembering Shri Atal Bihari Bajpayee, he said that Late Shri Bajpayee ji had said that this country is not a piece of land for us, but it is a living form of mother. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that the monolithic form of Mother India is worshipable for us. Referring to the Partition Day, quoted by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, he said that we had got fragmented freedom. Lav Kush’s Lahore, Adhura Punjab, Hinglaj Maiya and Dhakeshwari Devi’s temple are all beyond our borders today. Many heroes including Veer Bajirao Peshwa had sacrificed their lives for the protection, unity and integrity of Mother India.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan reiterated many instances of Bajirao Peshwa’s valor, valor and courage. He said that the lessons of valor and valor, war skills and strategy of Veer Bajirao are also taught in foreign military institutions. He said that he returned the kingdom of Maharaja Chhatrasal after winning the war. When he traveled to Delhi, Aurangzeb’s grandson was tied up. The valor and valor of Bajirao Peshwa, the strategic prowess of the Nizam’s siege is recorded in golden letters in history.

Outline for the restoration and expansion of Veer Bhoomi prepared

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that along with Culture Minister Usha Thakur, he has made a complete roadmap for the restoration and expansion of this heroic land. He said that only Maratha crafts would be used in all the construction work being done here. A shelter will be made for the tourists coming here and for the devotees who do the parikrama of Mother Narmada.

Raverkhedi is an emotional place for me : Union Minister Shri Scindia

Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Raverkhedi is a very emotional place for him. His ancestors had built the tomb of Bajirao Peshwa here. Shri Scindia said that in the medieval period, when foreign invaders were trying to encircle Mother India from all sides, then for one and a half hundred years, the brave Marathas did the courage to save the pride of the land of India. Veer Shivaji never bowed down before the Mughals. The saffron flag of the Hindavi Empire was hoisted by the Marathas from Attock to Cuttack. Shri Scindia said that the word Peshwa was spoiled by the British, the correct pronunciation of Peshwa is Peshwa. He also urged that Maratha crafts should be used in the entire construction to be done at Raverkhedi. According to the tradition of Marathas, the base of every construction should be with black stones.

Culture Minister Ms. Usha Thakur said that a plan was made for the restoration and development of Bajirao Peshwa’s graveyard at Raverkhedi. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan gave his approval with enthusiasm and readiness. According to his intention, Raverkhedi is moving towards making a new identity.

Worship of Mother Narmada with windows

Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia worshiped Lord Shiva at the Samadhi Sthal and paid tribute by paying floral tributes at the Samadhi of Peshwa Bajirao. The guests had darshan and worship of the virtuous Salila Maa Narmada from the parakota built at the place of samadhi.

Today in Raverkhedi, located in Sanawad tehsil of Khargone district, there was an atmosphere full of enthusiasm and emotions. Villagers decorated the village with saffron colored flags. The mausoleum of Bajirao Peshwa I is built in Raverkhedi village, situated on the banks of the virtuous-Salila Maa Narmada. He was born on this day in the year 1700. He died on 18 April 1740 at this place at the age of just 40 years. In the year 1720, during the time of the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj, he was given the post of Peshwa i.e. Prime Minister. Today the umbrella in which this soulful event took place is also called Vrindavan.

On this occasion, Minister in charge of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Khargone district Shri Kamal Patel, Water Resources Minister Shri Tulsiram Silawat, MP Shri Gajendra Singh Patel, MLAs Shri Narayan Patel and Shri Sachin Birla, other public representatives and Shrimant Bajirao Peshwa first memory. Members of the establishment were present.