A ganesha immersion procession in pune a must watch among the eye catching Festival’s of Maharashtra.
12th day ganpati immersion in pune
As this year a extra day added to the ganpati festival 1 day extra bappa was with us. And in pune the immersion procession is full of cultural as well as in ecofriendlycal way. With lots of dhol and tasha’s group of people striking dhol and Tasha’s in front of bappa to give tribute and show there talent to bappa.
As mumbai is known for huge and big ganpati idol pune is know for tradition. From morning the procession start’s as pune got 5 honor Statue first they get honor for the immersion then other public groups do the immersion. The main way of the procession in the main city is laxmi road every group passes by that route so huge no of population gathers there to see the procession those 5 honor ganpati stautes get immersion by afternoon then other groups start’s there procession.
How they got the honor place? It’s actually ganpati festival started by lokmanya tilak and bhau saheb rangari it was a drive against Britishers. They use to neglect the ganpati festival by thinking why to disturb religious View’s but most of the planning was been done during this 11 day’s so earlier 5 spots were used which are 1. Kasbapeth
1. Kasbapeth ganpati
2. Tambdi jogeshwari ganpati
3. Guruji talim ganpati
4. Tulsi baug ganpati
5. Kesariwada ganpati.
There are 5 honored ganpati of pune served First then comes the most favorite ganesha of punekars i.e dagduseth halwai ganpati. By afternoon honored Ganesha are been immersed then procession start’s of well know dagduseth halawi ganpati and others and a well known name is lightiche ganpati which mean procession which includes huge amount of light’s and decoration of light which can be visible after the sun set so lightiche ganpati.
The procession moves slowly slowly towards the river dagduseth halwai ganpati is been immersed next morning whole and sole last ganesha to be immersed. All night dj’s and dhol Tasha’s strike’s and a huge number of people dances too this is the ganpati procession of ganpati in pune last day. Do visit pune once to see the Procession.