Information About Peths in Pune
There are nearly Seventeen (17) Peths in Pune, the basic set up and infrastructure of Pune, now in totality known as the Pune Gaothan.
The following are the peths in Pune.
1. The Kasba Peth is the oldest Peth in Pune and probably the first major developments in Pune. Kasba Peth was created by the Rashtrakuta Kings in the 5th Century and was named after the Kasba Ganapati Temple.
2. The Guruwar Peth was developed by Shahaji in 1625 and was named after Guruwar which means Thursday in English.
3. The Somwar Peth was developed by Dadoji Konddev in 1636 and was named after Somwar which means Monday in English.
4. The Mangalwar Peth was developed by Dadoji Konddev in 1637 and was named after Mangalwar which means Tuesday in English.
5. The Shukrawar Peth was developed by Nilopant Mujumdar in 1670 and was named after Shukrawar which means Friday in English.
6. The Raviwar Peth was developed by Nilopant Mujumdar in 1670 and was named after Raviwar which means Sunday in English.
7. The Shaniwar Peth was developed by Moropant Pingale in 1675 and was named after Shaniwar which means Saturday in English.
8. The Bhawani Peth was developed by Sambhaji in 1682 and was named after The Bhawani Temple located in Pune.
9. The Ghorpade Peth was developed by Senapati Santaji Ghorpade in 1692 and was named after Senapati Santaji Ghorpade himself.
10. The Budhwar Peth was developed by Aurangzeb in 1703 and was named after Budhwar which means Wednesday in English.
11. The Ganesh Peth was developed by Sakharam Bapu Bokil after 1748 and was named after the God Ganesh.
12. The Sadashiv Peth was developed by Sadashivrao Peshwa in 1757 and was named after Sadashivrao Peshwa himself.
13. The Narayan Peth was developed by Narayanrao Peshwa in 1770 and was named after Narayanrao Peshwa himself.
14. The Rasta Peth was developed by Sardar Raste in 1780 and was named after Sardar Raste himself.
15. The Nana Peth was developed by Nana Phadanvis in 1783 and was named after Nana Phadanvis himself.
16. The Ganj Peth later renamed as Mahatma Phule Peth was developed by The British Administration after 1818 and was named after Mahatma Phule.
17. The Navi Peth was developed by the British Administration after 1818 and was named Navi which means New in English.