Maharashtra Board Class 8 History Solution Chapter 14 – Formation of State of Maharashtra
Balbharati Maharashtra Board Class 8 History Solution Chapter 14: Formation of State of Maharashtra. Marathi or English Medium Students of Class 8 get here Formation of State of Maharashtra full Exercise Solution.
Maharashtra Class 8
|History and Civics Solution|
Formation of State of Maharashtra
(1.) Rewrite the statements by choosing the appropriate options.
1.) The state of MAHARASHTRA was formed on 1st may 1960.
2.) ACHARYA ATRE put forth the proposal of samyukta Maharashtra with Mumbai in the Mumbai Municipal corporation.
3.) YASHVANTRAO CHAVAN acepted the responsibility as first chief minister of Maharashtra.
(2.) Explain the following statements with reasons.
1.) SAMYUKTA MAHARASHTRA SAMITI CAME TO BE ESTABLISHED.
ANS:- Samyukhta Maharashtra Samiti is a movement which was formed in 1956 for demanding separate Marathi speaking state out of Bombay.
The samiti decleared its executive council. Achraya P>K atre, Keshav Thachkeray etc played an important role in establishing the samiti. Many other spread the movement to rural parts of Maharashtra. When it was clear that Mumbai will not be included in Maharashtra at that time there arouse a huge pubic agitation. The movement occupied man and women. The samiti achieved its goal after a great struggle on 1st may 1960. Then state of Bombay was divided into Marathi speaking state of Maharashtra and the Gujrati speaking state of Gujrat.
2.) THE ROLE OF NEWSPAPER WAS IMPORTANT IN SAMYUKTA MAHARASHTRA SAMITI.
ANS:- Samyukhta Maharashtra movement was the most important movement after Independence. In this movement the role of newspaper was important. Prabodhan, Kesari, Navakal, Prabhat, many such newspapers worked for awakening of the people. Achrays atre started ‘Maratha’ newspaper which played an important role in Samyukta Maharashtra Movement. Balasaheb Thackeray took up the pen name ‘Mavla’ and drew caricatures to make the movement comprehensive. As a part of movement , PK Atre used his Maratha newspaper to criticize Nehru , Morarji Desai and sk patil.
(4.) Complete the following diagram.
SAMYUKTA MAHARASHTRA SAMITI———-
GENERAL SECREATERY:-Shripad Amrit Dange.
PRESIDENT:- Keshavarao jedhe
VICE PRESIDENT:-Shreedhar mahadev joshi.