Culture & Tourism Minister releases commemorative and circulation coin on Tatya Tope

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma released a memorial Coin of Rs. 200/- and a Circulation Coin of Rs. 10/- on Tatya Tope on the occasion of his Martyr Day in New Delhi. 

One of the most outstanding leaders of India’s First War of Independence, Tatya Tope was a patriot of the highest order. He was captured by the British Forces on 07 April, 1859 and after a hurried trial for waging war against the East India Company, he was hanged to death on 18 April 1859 at Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh. 

Ministry of Culture has been celebrating the 200th Birth Anniversary of Tatya Tope during 2015-16 in association with State Government of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh respectively. The Government of India is also considering creation of infrastructure in the memory of Tatya Tope by constructing a Memorial at Yeola, Nasik, Maharashtra and a War Museum at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in association with the respective State Governments. 
Extra info:
1. Minister of State for Culture and Tourism – Dr. Mahesh Sharma
2. Governor of Madhya Pradesh – Ram Naresh Yadav
Maharashtra Governor – C.V. Rao

So lets do:
1. Who is the Governor of Maharashtra?
2. Ministry of Culture has been celebrating the 200th Birth Anniversary of ______.


Source – The Hindu


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