3. Koli TribeSome of the largest Koli communities are residing in the coastal region of Maharashtra. Koli is one of the distinct community and easily distinguishable in their dress, language, food, and lifestyle. They speak Agri language. Kolis are peace-loving and colorful fishing community. The menfolk fish while their women control the fish trade. They are happy in their sleepy little fishing hamlets called Koliwadas, safe and unperturbed from the stress and problems that plague the outside world. Standards of housing differ from region to region, varying from simple shacks of thatched roofs, mud walls, and mud flooring to decorated homes with tiled roofs, brick walls, and paved or cement flooring.Kolis love the sea, the fish, and the life. The community has its own distinct identity and lively dances. Koli dance is the fisher folk of Maharashtra. The Agri-Koli Mahotsav is an annual fest, celebrated by Akhil Agri-Koli Samaj Prabodhan Trust, with the aim to preserve the rich and varied heritage and culture of the Koli community.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Maharashtra is from October to March