Eknath Shinde Announced ‘Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha’ As State Song of Maharashtra.

  • The Government of Maharashtra has declared “Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha” as the state song of Maharashtra.
  • It will be played on official occasions and after the national anthem in all schools. Starting from the next academic year, the song will also be included in the state board textbooks.
  • The song was composed by Raja Badhe, a poet who worked for All India Radio from 1956 to 1962, and the music was given by Srinivas Khale.
  • It was presented by folk singer Shahir Sable in front of Yashwantrao Chavan during the formation of the state at Shivaji Park in Dadar on 1 May 1960.
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