In which sense is M. the most advanced state. Figures, facts?
Good start, but let's work on NPOV here.
"Maharashtra is the most advanced state in India". Like the above poster, I'd like to know "advanced" how? Number of cell phones? Poets? Lithium mines?
"It has a glorious history" -- Every place likes to think it has a glorious history. Let's just stick with the supporting facts.