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This thread is about Blue Plaques at #Pune buildings where prominent personalities resided or were born. I noted these during my wanderings in the Shukrawar, Shaniwar, Budhwar Peth areas, plaques from other parts of Pune will be included in subsequent thread #KnowPune #BluePlaque
Damu Dhotre (b 1902 at Pune d 1973) was a circus artist and animal trainer of repute internationally. He performed not only in India but also in Europe and the United States with the best circuses. This #Blueplaque is at his residence in Pune at Subhash Nagar, Shukrawar Peth.
Behind the Mamledar Kacheri in Shukrawar Peth is the residence of Guruvarya Baburao Jagtap. Noted educationist who nurtured Shri Shivaji Maratha School. He was associated with Prarthana Samaj and was also elected Mayor of Pune. #BluePlaque
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On #Mahashivratri this is an attempt to list heritage Shiva temples in #Pune that go back over 250 years. #KnowPune
1) Onkareshwar : Built by Chimaji Appa younger brother of Bajirao-I in 1738
2) Kameshwar : Nene Ghat,Shaniwar Peth
3) Harihareshwar: Shaniwar Peth,since Peshwa Days
4) Someshwar - Raviwar Peth, since mid 1700s
5) Someshwar - Pashan, possibly over 300 years
6) Laxmaneshwar - Rasta Peth - from the late 1700s built by Sardar Raste
7) Amruteshwar-Siddheshwar - Shaniwar Peth, from mid 1700s built by Naik-Joshi Baramatikar
8) Vruddheshwar-Siddheshwar, Bhamburda (Shivajinagar) Village, banks of Mutha, from 1700s
9) Rameshwar- Shukrawar Peth, Mandai from mid 1700s
10) Phadke Mahadev ( Rameshwar) - Raviwar Peth,Built by Haripant Phadke from late 1700
11) Sangameshwar - from 1700s at Mula-Mutha Sangam
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छायाचित्रांचा #Thread : पुण्याचा गणेशोत्सव (२०२१)

गेल्या वर्षी (२०२०) कोरोनामुळे नेहमीसारखा गणेशोत्सव साजरा करता आला नाही.

पण ह्या वर्षी काही राहवलं नाही. म्हणून काळजी घेऊन श्रींच्या दर्शनासाठी गेलेलो.

🔸मानाचा पहिला : कसबा गणपती

#मराठी #Pune

@ShefVaidya @aparanjape

🔸मानाचा दुसरा : तांबडी जोगेश्वरी गणपती

🔸मानाचा तिसरा : गुरुजी तालीम गणपती

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Mahadev is worshipped on #श्रावणी सोमवार #Shravani Somwar as a tradition. #Pune has many heritage Mahadev Temples. This thread attempts to share info about a few of them #KnowPune #heritage
Someshwar Temple in Raviwar Peth is from the 1700s. The complex has many otjer temples in addition to the Mahadev temple.
The Nageshwar Temple in Somwar Peth is one of the oldest temple in Pune. Though rebuilt during Peshwa rule, the temple is probably 700 year old.
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