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First posted on May 27th 2006, last revised on June 1st 2010

When India became independent in 1947, the Bombay Presidency (minus Sindh, established as a separate province in 1936 and now joining Pakistan) was converted into Bombay State; it annexed several Princely States, a.o. Kolhapur.
Parts of Hyderabad (Aurangabad Division) and of Madhya Pradesh (Vidarbha) were annexed into Bombay State. In 1960 Bombay State was split into Gujarat and Maharashtra, states within the Republic of India.

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Country Profiles Current from India Net Zone; from Wikipedia; from Webindia 123
Links General Category : Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Historical Dictionary
Timelines Chronology of Statehood of Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Accounts of History Current from Web India 123; from Wikipedia
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Politics Category Indian Political Parties - Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Government of Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Economy & Finances from Webindia 123, from Economy Watch, from Wikipedia
History, of Bombay Stock Exchange
Crafts of Maharashtra, from India Crafts
Social History
Ethnography People of Maharashtra, from Webindia 123
Marathi, from Languages of the World, Ethnologue, Article Marathi Language, from Wikipedia
Konkani, from Ethnologue; Article Konkani Language, from Wikipedia
Religion History, from Archdiocese of Bombay
Temples of Maharashtra and Goa, from TempleNet; Maharashtra Temples, from Indian Temples Portal; Category : Hindu Temples in Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Patron Saint Index : Diocese of Poona
Jain Temples : Maharashtra; Jain Places of Pilgrimage, scroll down for Maharashtra
List of Parsi Dharamshalas of India , check for Maharashtra
History of Regions Articles Bombay Presidency, Varodara (Baroda), from Wikipedia
Indian Princely States, by H. Soszynski, index page
List of Indian Princely States, from Wikipedia
Local History History of Mumbai (Bombay), from Wikipedia, History of Pune (Poona), from Wikipedia
Institutions History, of Bombay Stock Exchange
History, of University of Mumbai
Others India Environment Portal : Maharashtra
Terrestrial Ecoregions : Indo-Malayan, from WWF; scroll down for Deccan Thorn Shrub Forests, Central Deccan Plateau Dry Deciduous Forests, Malabar Coast Moist Forests, North Western Ghats Montane Rain Forests, North Western Ghats Moist Deciduous Forests, Narmada Valley Dry Deciduous Forests

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon), scroll down
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : India, by State (Province), from Population Statistics, at UUtrecht
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India Election Database, results since 1989
Election Database, from Election Commission of India, results since 1977
Statistical Reports of State Elections, from Election Commission of India
Documents Historical Newspapers Maharashtra Article Archive, from Keepmedia
Modern Newspapers links from IPL
Image Databanks Photos of Maharashtra, by Peter Langer
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Historical Maps Maps of Kerala, from Maps of India, from Maps-India
Bombay, Berar, Aden (Constable 1893), from Historical Maps of India
Local Maps, Bombay Presidency (1893, 1924), from Historical Maps of India
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Maps : Eastern Hemisphere 550 B.C., Eastern Hemisphere 527 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 500 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 400 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 335 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 323 BC, Easern Hemisphere 300 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 200 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 100 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 050 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 001 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 050 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 100 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 200 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 300 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 400 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 450 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 500 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 565 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 600 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 610 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 700 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 800 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 900 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1000 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1025 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1100 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1200 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1300 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1400 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1500 AD, by Thomas Lessman
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
House of Lords, Sessional Papers, 1801-1833, vol.61 1812-1813, GB
Tour Guides, Travelogues
Institutions Archives Tata Central Archives, from Archives Wiki
Computerization of Department of Archives, Maharashtra, from CDAC
Maharashtra State Archives, from Libraries & Archives in South Asia Wiki
Musea Museums of Maharashtra, from India Tourism
Monuments Alphabetical List of Monuments - Maharashtra, from Archaeological Survey of India
Historical Monuments, from Maharashtra Online
Showcaves : Maharashtra
Temples of Maharashtra and Goa, from TempleNet; Maharashtra Temples, from Indian Temples Portal; Category : Hindu Temples in Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Category : Forts in Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Category : Palaces in Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Jain Glory of Maharashtra, from Jain Tourism
Lighthouses of India : Goa and Maharashtra
Libraries Government of Maharashtra, Directorate of Libraries
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Seal of Maharashtra, from Wikipedia
Coins, Banknotes Coins of Marathas, from Nupam's Webpage
Coins of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate, from South Asia Coin Group, Coin Cabinet
Coins of Khandesh Sultanate, from South Asia Coin Group, Coin Cabinet

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on India Indcat, Online Uinion Catalogue of Indian Universities, from INFLIBNET, click Union Database
Temples and Legends of Maharashtra, Bibliography, from Hindu Books
Sacred Groves of India - an Annotated Bibliography, by Malhotra / Gokhale / Das
D. Ludden, Bibliography on South Asian Agrarian History (c.1990)
Online Libraries general Internet Archives
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Search DBNG for Bengalen etc.
on India Digital Library of India
History of India Digital Library
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Yearbooks Article : India and Dependencies : Bombay Presidency, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1928 pp.152-154 (data of 1926-1928); India and Dependencies : Bombay States, ibid. p.165 [G]
Article : India : Maharashtra, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 pp.366-368, 1975-1976 pp.374-376, 1976-1977 pp.374-376, 1978-1979 pp.641-643, 1979-1980 pp.646-648, 1980-1981 pp.644-646, 1981-1982 pp.647-649, 1983-1984 pp.649-651, 1984-1985 pp.651-653, 1985-1986 pp.654-656, 1986-1987 pp.657-658, 1987-1988 pp.663-665, 1988-1989 pp.666-667, 1989-1990 pp.672-673, 1990-1991 pp.673-675, 1991-1992 pp.670-672, 1992-1993 pp.743-745, 1993-1994 pp.743-745, 1994-1995 pp.735-738, 1995-1996 pp.732-734, 1996-1997 pp.674-676, 1997-1998 pp.680-682, 1998-1999 pp.731-733, 2000 pp.840-842, 2001 pp.817-819, 2002 pp.851-853, 2003 pp.853-856, 2004 pp.858-860, 2005 pp.859-861, 2006 pp.855-858 [G]

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