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Ratnagiri is the birthplace of Swatantryaveer Savarkar as well as the birthplace of Lokmanya Tilak. Ratnagiri is the land of three ‘Bharatratn’, such as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, P.V. Kane and Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve. Ratnagiri district has become welknown, due to freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, who had been captured in Ratnagiri by the British government. Ratnagiri is a coastal district of Maharashtra state, situated in the western coast of India. This district contains numerous beaches, creeks, sea forts, harbours, hot water springs, caves, temples and other religious places, places of scenic beauty as well as birthplace of some great personalities