‘Ganpati celebrations are famous across the globe’

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Saturday, 14 September 2019

“The Ganpati celebrations of Pune and energy of people are always extraordinary as people irrespective of their community, caste and religion, come together to participate on this occasion. We just pray that Ganpati Bappa should bless all of us and give us the strength to continue with  good work.” 
— Girish Bapat,  Member of Parliament, Pune,

PUNE: As the 11-day Ganesh festival came to an end on Thursday, along with common citizens, even politicians showed their enthusiasm by participating in the festivities. 

“The Ganpati celebrations of Pune city are famous across the globe and everyone irrespective of their religion, political party or community, have come together to bid farewell to Bappa. We also pray to the Ganpati that there should not be any problems in the city and hope that everyone in the city have peaceful lives.” 
— Mohan Joshi. Congress Leader and former MLC,

“The Ganpati celebrations of Pune and energy of people are always extraordinary as people irrespective of their community, caste and religion, come together to participate on this occasion. We just pray that Ganpati Bappa should bless all of us and give us the strength to continue with  good work.” 
— Girish Bapat,  Member of Parliament, Pune,

“Pune, being the cultural capital of Maharashtra, celebrates Ganesh festival in a unique way. This year as well, the festive fervour was high with messages of social causes. I would like to thank all Puneites and the police for a well organised procession.” 
— Chandrakant Patil Guardian Min, Pune district,

“The city comes alive each year during visarjan. This year, sensitive issues pertaining to the environment, were displayed during the procession. The most important thing is everything was managed well by the PMC and the police.” 
— Mukta Tilak Mayor, Pune Mumincipal Corporation

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