Ganesh Mandals in Pune – There are hundreds of Ganesh Mandals in Pune during the Ganesh festival. Pune being the birth place of Ganeshotsava, gleams during this times. The roads are packed, the streets are full of hustle and bustle and amongst it sits Bappa in the huge Pandals, ready to bestow blessings among its devotees.
Lokmanya Gangadhar Tilak made it a well-organised public event in the year 1893, from the annual domestic festival which was only done on the homely basis. Since then it is celebrated in great pomp and awe all over Maharashtra.
People from various cities come to Pune top see the huge Pandals and its decorations. A lot of Pandals have theme based decorations. Some portray Draught conditions, some about women empowerment, some about farmers and some about education. These are to name a few, but these Mandals brilliantly decorate it and make sure they catch your eye.
When you are in Pune, its a must visit to these Mandals as they are one of the mains of the city. Though crowded, you will never feel because you will always be surrounded by Punekars full of enthusiasm for this very festival.
Here’s the list of famous Ganesh Madals in Pune:
Rajarshi Shahu Chowk Ganeshotsav Mandal
Tambadi Jogeshwari Ganpati Mandal
Hutatma Babu Genu Ganesh Mandal
Shri Kasba Ganpati Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal
Guruji Talim Ganapati
Kesariwada Ganeshotsav Trust
Shreemant Dagdushet Ganpati Mandal