Famous Dahi Handi Mandals In Pune 2016 – One of the major attractions of the Krishna Janmashtami is the Dahi Handi event organized by groups and mandals across the city. It is the race among the youth to form floating pyramids which are cheered and encouraged by the viewers and local supporters. Also, the event is attended by popular celebrities who mark their presence for few moments thereby bringing more enthusiasm into the event. This year too Dahi Mandals in Pune are well prepared to enjoy the Dahi Handi moment more cheerfully despite the restrictions laid by the Supreme Court on mounting the pyramids above 20 foot.
City streets are seen overcrowded with Banners displaying the images of local personalities along with eye-popping prizes and celebrity invitee on the Dahi Handi event organized by their respective groups and pandals. Om Charitable Trust is the only place in Pune where women enjoy and participate in the Dahi Handi event. There are five famous Dahi Handi Mandals in Pune known for their Thematic Programmes and special attractions to engage the crowds of onlookers.
Here is List of Famous Dahi Handis In Pune
1. Hutatma Babu Genu Mandal
Address: Hutatma Babu Genu Chowk, Tulshibaug, Shukrawar Peth, Pune – 411002
2. Suvarnayug Tarun Mandal
Address: 246, Shivaji Road, Near Dagdusheth Ganpati Mandir, Budhwar Peth, Pune – 411002
3. Akhil Mandai Mandal
Address: 1/2, Amrale Road, Mandai, Shukrawar Peth, Pune – 411002
4. Jilbya Maruti Mandal, Tulshi Baug
Address: Shanipar Mandai Road, Mandai, Budhwar Peth, Pune – 411002
5. Om Charitable Trust & MNS Kothrud’s Women Only Dahi Handi
Address: Jeet Ground, Lokmanya Colony, Kothrud, Pune – 411038
Dahi Handi Mandal’s will be performing various social activities in association with the grand Dahi Handi Utsav celebration. Om Charitable Trust one of the renowned trust in Pune will distribute 11000 saplings planting them across the town and highways. Akhil Tilak Road Dahi Handi Mandal has come up with the good initiative and social cause to choose 50 students and fund for their education. Also, Sairat fame actress Rinku Rajguru popularly known as Archie will be attending Dahi Handi Celebrations in Bhosari and Warje. There are also other famous Marathi celebrities like Surabhi Hande, Suruchi Adarkar, Radhika Apte, Priya Marathe, Radhika Deshpande and Sharvari Jamenis to visit major Dahi Handi Pandals in the city.