Maruti Mandir

Lord Maruti idol in the temple

http://grangevillegolf.com/orrin-eleanora-webb-fund-projects-for-2016/?print=print 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