Maharashtra which holds the history of the glorious Maratha King Shivaji is also famously known as the land of the freedom fighters. This state holds the legacy of producing many brave soldiers from different parts of the country. The warriors of India have held an important position even before the country won independence. “Shivtar” is one such small village located near Ratnagiri, Maharastra which narrates the saga of our legendary soldiers. This week Reportaaz brings an exclusive report about Shivtar on Saturday, 26th January 2013 at 8:30 pm & Sunday, 27th January 2013 at 10:00 am & 8:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.

A beautiful village situated near in Ratnagiri, Shivtar holds a rich military heritage as well. Since the time inception it is believed that majority of the people from this village have migrated from Kashi, Varanasi which is located in the northern part of the country. According to the history of the village, eight generation of families have sent their sons to become soldiers, right from the colonial British era. These warriors have battled their lives not only during the second world war but have relentless fought for India’s independence movement. Each and every house in Shivtar has its own fascinating story to narrate.

Tune in this week to Reportaaz as we unfold the story of this progressive village on Saturday, 26th January 2013 at 8:30 pm & Sunday, 27th January 2013 at 10:00 am & 8:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat