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Tanaji Malusare Punyatithi - Veer Tanaji Malusare Death Anniversary

Tanaji Malusare Punyatithi is observed in Magh month. It is the death anniversary of Veer Tanaji Malusare, a great military leader in the army of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Tanaji Malusare Punyatithi 2024 date is March 5.

Tanaji Malusare led the army that recaptured the famous Sinhagad fort from Udaybhan Rathod. In this battle, he used monitor lizards to climb the fort. The fort was recaptured by Tanaji Malusare lost his life.

Legend has it that Shivaji's said these words after hearing about the demise of Tanaji - although the fort was captured a lion was lost.

Tanaji Malusare Punyatithi is annually observed on Magh Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.