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No Dahi Handi festival this year due to Covid-19; Maharashtra CM says prioritise health

August 23, 2021 8:47 pm

During a meeting, the CM requested the festival organisers to prioritise public health amid an ongoing pandemic and suggested that large scale public celebrations should be avoided.

COVID-19 pandemic casts shadow on 'Dahi Handi' celebrations

August 12, 2020 3:00 pm

Adhering to the social distancing guidelines, Dahi Handi mandals were not forming human pyramids this year to mark the birth of Lord Krishna.

A year after bombay HC directive, govt yet to issue guidelines on Dahi Handi pyramid height

August 21, 2018 1:28 am

In August 2017, a bench headed by Justice Bhushan Gavai had passed a judgment on a plea filed by Patil seeking directions to the government to impose conditions on mandals organising Dahi Handis across the state.

Two die during Dahi Handi celebrations: 21-year-old falls to death from pyramid; onlooker electrocuted

August 16, 2017 9:11 am

Palghar dahi handi: “After his troupe broke the handi and a celebration was on, Rohan who was seated on his friend’s shoulder fell on the ground and suffered head injuries. The incident took place around 6.30 pm,” said inspector Kiran Kabadi.

Dahi Handi: Bombay HC refuses to pass orders relating to age and height restrictions for human pyramid formation

August 07, 2017 3:22 pm

The Bombay High Court commented that people died while taking selfies, playing cricket and majority of accidents also take place in toilets, "accidents happen everywhere. Is this our job to look into all this," questioned the court.

Dadar event organisers booked as cops scan Dahi Handi footage

September 10, 2015 1:48 am

According to police officers, around 400 major Dahi Handi events in the city were captured on camera Sunday.

Dahi Handi in Mumbai: Subdued celebrations as city follows rules

September 07, 2015 1:35 am

Height restriction of pyramid at 20 feet brings down prize money, age limit keeps many groups out of the game

State issues guidelines for Dahi Handi celebrations

August 13, 2015 3:02 am

The state government had in February constituted a committee to study the issue of classifying Dahi Handi celebrations as adventure sports.

One Govinda dead, 202 injured

August 19, 2014 1:24 am

While 19 Govindas were injured in Thane, the maximum number of injuries in Mumbai were reported from Dadar and Worli areas.

On big day, Dahi Handis meet SC order half-way

August 19, 2014 1:15 am

Cops, organisers seen checking birth certificates of Govindas; only a few in human pyramids wore helmets or safety gear.


Mumbai sees subdued Dahi Handi celebration; 1 killed

September 06, 2015 5:32 pm

Mumbai saw subdued Dahi-Handi celebrations on Sunday (September 6), in the backdrop of restrictions on height of pyramids and curbs on decibel levels.

Rani Mukerji turns Govinda on Janmashtami, Ajay, Bipasha celebrate Dahi Handi

August 19, 2014 1:26 pm

Bollywood celebrities Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn and Bipasha Basu took part in Dahi Handi celebrations in Mumbai.