Historical and Famous Ganesh Mandal’s of Pune
Kasaba Ganpati Located in Kasba Peth of Pune
In the year 1639 Shivaji Maharaj and Jijabai Bhosale had constructed Kasba Ganapati Temple. Ganesh idol found near Vinayak Thacker’s house has been placed in the temple. On the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi, the entire process of immersion of the town is under the leadership of Shri Kasba Ganapati. During Ganesh Chaturthi celebration, on the 10th day the last day, first statues from Kasba Ganapati Mandal are immersed, and after that other divisions begin their work or Ganpati visarjan.
Appa Balwant Chowk, located in Pune
Tambadi Jogeshwari is basically a temple of Goddess Durga which was built in the 15th century and its idol is still retaining. Tamdegi Jogeshwari is also considered the patron deity of Pune city. The feature of this temple is that here the statue of Shri Ganesh is established every year during the Ganeshotsav and is finally immersed at the end of 10 day Ganesh Chaturti celebration. This order has been running for years. Every year for Ganesh Chaturti celebration, a grand pandal is placed in front of the temple and the idol is installed in a silver dome.
Located in Lakshmi Road, Pune
Guruji Talim Ganesh Pandal Pune is symbols of unshakable faith and mutual love of both Hindu & Muslims community towards Shree Ganesha. This Pandal was established in 1887 by Hindu and Muslim families of Bhaku Shinde and Ustad Nalban. This Pandal started several years before the launch of the public Ganeshotsav by Lokmanya Tilak was started.
Located in Tulsibug, Pune
Tulsibiag Ganapati Mandal, Pune, was first established in 1901. In 1975, this mandal received the honur of establishing first Ganesh statue made with glass fiber. This mandal is located in the busiest and crowded area of city. The idol here is 13 feet long, which is decorated with jewellery that weighs more than 80 kg.
Narayan Peth is located in Pune
Kesariwada Ganapati was organised in 1894, since its inception, the ancestral home of Tilak, which was in Vanchurkar Wada. In 1905 it was transferred to Gaikwad Wada, which is now known as Kesariwada. Kesarwada Ganapati Ganesh Festival is organised by Kesari Trust.