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Pune Dagdusheth Halwai Ganesh

The Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati in Pune is one of the oldest Sarvajanik Ganpati Mandal in the country. Dagdusheth Halwai Ganesh is a unique idol and attracts maximum visitors in Pune during the 10-day festival. The Dagdusheth Halwai style Ganesha is of great demand in Pune and idols makers often find it difficult to meet the needs of devotees.

Dagdusheth Halwai Ganesha has a history of more than hundred years and is participating in the Ganeshotsav from 1893 – the year Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak introduced the massive public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi.

The Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati trust helps in setting up and guiding Ganesh mandals in several places in Maharashtra. The mandals associated with Dagdusheth Ganesh conduct ‘arati’ at the same time across Maharashtra.