Maruti Mandir

Lord Maruti idol in the temple

The Maruti Mandir in Matvan is situated in the Gujar Lane (गुजर आळी) next to the house of the late Mr. Madhav Shankar Mehta. Photo Courtesy: Mr. Vilas Rajaram Mahadik

Historic Laterite Stone Pillar

Laterite (Jambha/Chira) Stone Pillar

There’s a laterite (jambha/chira) stone pillar of historic importance in the backyard of Bal Babubhai Mehta’s house in Matvan. As per the story he has heard, Sambhaji Shankar Mahadik explains that a Maratha Senapati (Army General, probably from the ‘More’ Maratha clan of Javali) used to come from the port … continue reading