In 2016, Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated from Monday, September 5, 2016 to Thursday, September 15, 2016.
The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in entire Maharashtra, especially Mumbai and Pune.
In fact Pune is the birthplace of this festival.
Below we have photos of Pune Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 for all readers. These are photos of famous Sarvajanik Ganesh Mandals in Pune.
Some Famous Sarvajanik Ganesh Mandals in Pune :
- Shri Kasba Ganpati
- Tambdi Jogeshwari Ganapati Mandal (2nd Honored Ganapti in Pune)
- Guruji Talim Ganpati (3rd Honored Ganapti in Pune)
- Tulshi Baug Ganpati Mandal (4th Honored Ganapti in Pune)
- Kesariwada Ganeshotsav Trust (5th Honored Ganapti in Pune)
- Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Trust
- Akhil Mandai Ganesh Mandal
- Hutatma Babu Genu Ganesh Mandal Trust
- Hatti Ganpati Mandal Trust
- Jilbya Maruti Ganesh Mandal
- Rajarshi Shahu Chowk Ganeshotsav Mandal
- Ganapati Chowk Mitra Mandal
- Shri Vinayak Mitra Mandal
Pune Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Photos :
Shri Kasba Ganpati 2016 :
“Shri Kasba Ganati” is Pune’s most popular and one of the oldest Sarvajanik Ganpati Idol. Kasba Ganpati holds the first honour among all Ganesh Mandals in Pune. Kasba Ganpati is known as the Gram Daivat (patron deity) of Pune.
Established in the year 1893, Kasba Ganpati Mandal is gracing the first place in immersion procession since 1894.
LIVE Darshan of Kasba Ganpati 2016 will be available on YouTube.
Tambdi Jogeshwari Ganapati Mandal 2016 :
Eastablished in 1893 Appa Balwant Chowk at Budhwar Peth, Tambdi Jogeshwari Ganpati holds the honour of second (manacha) Ganpati in Pune.
This is one of the Ganpati’s which Bal Gangadhar Tilak has started for unity and social awareness during freedom fight.
Here, the Murti of Lord Ganesha is always kept in a silver Palakhi.
Guruji Talim Ganpati 2016 :
Established in 1887, Guruji Talim Ganpati is the oldest Ganpati in Pune, started even before Lokmanya Tilak started Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav.
Located in Ganpati Chowk on Laxmi Road, Guruji Talim Ganpati holds the honour of third (manacha) Ganpati in Pune.
Tulshibaug Ganpati Mandal 2016 :
Established in1901, Tulsi Baug Ganpati is the fourth honoured (manacha) Ganpati in Pune.
It is located at Tulsi Baug Ram Mandir. It is known for it’s big Ganesha idol which are normally 10 – 15 feet tall.
Kesariwada Ganeshotsav Trust 2016 :
Kesariwada Ganpati was established in 1893 by freedom-fighter Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak. Kesariwada Ganpati is the fifth honoured (manacha) Ganpati in Pune.
Located at Narayanpeth Tilakwada, this Ganpati pandal is known for its social and cultural events. Every year, during Ganeshotsav, this mandal organizes various cultural activities and competitions for children.
Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Trust 2016 :
Established in 1893, Shrimant Dagadusheth Halwai Ganpati is one of the most popular and favourite Ganpati in Pune. It is also the richest Ganpati in Pune.
Every year, during Ganesh Chaturthi, many celebrities and politicians visit this popular Ganesha idol.
During the entire year, thousands of devotees from all parts of Maharashtra visit the Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.
Akhil Mandai Ganesh Mandal 2016 :
Located in Shukrawar Peth, the Akhil Mandai Ganpati is a popular attraction during Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The mandal’s Sharada-Ganesh idol is one of the main attractions of Pune’s Ganesh festival.
This Ganpati mandal is known for its high-end decoration.
Hutatma Babu Genu Ganesh Mandal Trust 2016 :
Hutatma Babu Genu Ganesh Mandal Trust near the Mahatma Phule Vegetable market is a popular Ganpati idol in Pune during Ganesh Chaturthi.
There is a Ichchha Poorti Kund made by the Mandal Trust. Devotees are supposed to stand at a certain distance and throw a coin in the big vessel placed in the middle of the pond. The big image of Lord Shiva too has been placed in the pond. If you manage to throw the coin right into the vessel, rest assured Lord Ganesha will fulfill all your wishes.
Jilbya Maruti Ganesh Mandal 2016 :
Established in 1954, the Ganpati idol of the Jilbya Maruti Ganesh Mandal is known as Navsacha Ganpati (wish fulfilling Ganesh). It is a very famous for its lively Ganesh idol.
During Ganesh Chaturthi, many people come here to get their wishes fulfilled.
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Pune Ganesh Visarjan Procession 2016 LIVE Telecast & LIVE Streaming :
Visarjan of the above mentioned and thousands of other Ganesha Idols in Pune will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2016.
In Pune, Ganesh Visarjan Processions pass through major roads of the city like Laxmi Road, Kelkar Road, Kumthekar Road, Tilak Road and Shashtri Road to reach the various immersion points in the city.
Live Telecast of Ganesh Visarjan on Anant Chaturdashi 2016 on September 15 will be available on religious TV channels like Aastha, Sanskar TV, Sadhna, Bhakti TV, Soham TV, etc.
Major News channels in India like Aaj Tak, ABP Star News, Zee News, NDTV, TV9, CNN-IBN will also show live telecast of Ganesh Visarjan 2016 from various immersion points across Mumbai.
You can also tune into Marathi TV Channels like channels like Zee 24 Taas TV, ETV Marathi, IBN Lokmat, Star Majha, Star Pravah etc. for LIVE telecast of Ganesh Visarjan (Immersion of Lord Ganesh) from Pune, Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Anant Chaturdashi on 15 September 2016.