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Culture Tradition and Famous Personalities in Pune District


Posted Date: 15-May-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Maharashtra Politicians    
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Pune Famous Personalities and Culture Tradition


When humanity settles and civilization grows it makes up a tradition and along with Tradition develops the Culture which the common people of the settlement follow and also develops the Culinary habits and Food taste.

Culture of Pune District


With an Indigenous and inborn culture of the Marathi People, Pune signifies the origin of the culture seen amongst the People of today of Maharashtra - The Marathi people - along with the Arts and craft and designs the colours which are the markers of the Marathi people and the priorities given to the peaceful nature and the entertainment in the form of Natyas or dramas and cinemas and theaters of today.

Famous Personalities from Pune


Pune is land of poets and saints like Tukaram Maharaj from Dehu, Saint Dnyaneshwar from Alandi who wrote the Dnyaneshwari which is a commentary on the Bhagwad Gita.

Freedom Fighters from Pune


Freedom fighters for India, namely Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Agarkar and Gopal Krishna Gokhale were born in Pune. Pune district stands in glory of these freedom fighters who fought with their whole lives for India and on the principals for freedom.

Jayant Naralikar, the famous and comtemporary scientist was born and brought up in Pune.

Shivaji Bhosale Maharaj lived his young days in Pune and later saw the growth of this small town in one of the busiest places during his rule and as the centre place for the growth of the Maratha Empire. Under the British raj and after 1817 after which Pune was annexed to the Bombay Presidency, Pune became the monsoon capital for the British Empire and also as the cantonment town until Independence of India.

Festivals and Events in Pune


Every year, in the month of December, Pune is the host of a three nights festival of vocal and instrumental classical music programme which is called as the Savai - Gandharva. With the olden culture still intact in Pune along with the modern bled of the Osho Commune International, Pune maintains its position for Tradition and Veritable heartland as commented on the Official Government Website of Pune District.
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