On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Friday, a string of celebrities including Akshay Kumar and Priyanka have wished that the lord brings love and peace in everyone’s lives.
The Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati pandal,famous for its decor and social initiatives,attracts thousands of devotees each year. Prajakta Hebbar takes a look at some of the people who have been associated with the mandal for decades
The inner bylanes near the Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati still have that old-world charm,replete with quaint temples,old shops and the odd flourishing banyan tree
Workshops for making Ganpati idols,which help Puneites let out their creativity,are becoming increasingly popular
Last Thursday,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had declared that it would fill up all potholes on Ganesh visarjan routes in two days.
Mangal Rane,a housewife from Warje,and her daughter were excited about the longer darshan they had at the Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandal on Wednesday evening.
Guru Dutt Films Acting Academy recently announced the launch of its branch in Pune.
Bringing Ganpati bappa home could be a bit heavy on your pocket this year as traders are facing a hike in cost of raw materials.
The Mumbai traffic police have roped in over 8,400 people,including a large numbers of volunteers besides cops,to assist them with arrangements for the Ganesh immersion this year.
With Eid and Ganpati festivals around the corner and security forces on high alert,all leaves of police personnel have been cancelled for sometime now.
The citizens,who witnessed high security arrangements since Wednesday,heaved a sigh of relief as no untoward incidents were reported till Thursday evening.
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