Spontaneous support to HJS activities during Ganeshotsav in Maharashtra

Over 700 devotees of Shri Ganesh benefit from informative programs

Devout Hindus listening to the information being shared by Shri. Neelesh Talware in Hirur Purna village (Amaravati district, Maharashtra)
Devout Hindus intently going through the exhibition in Hirur Purna

Highlights :

1. Devout Hindus requested that self defence classes be started in 5 places, while there was a demand to start dharmashikshan classes in two places.

2. Two Ganeshotsav committees requested that the informative exhibition organised by the Samiti be displayed for couple of more days.

Shourya Jagaran program by Samiti during Ganeshotsav

Samiti activists demonstrating self defence techniques near the Shivatandav Pratishthan mandal Ganeshotsav, Hadapsar (Pune)

Highlights :

1. Over 125 devotees were benefitted.

2. The attendees were also asked to participate and learn the techniques. Some devout Hindus requested that such delf defence classes be conducted in their area.

Puneites take to immersing their Ganesh murtis in flowing waters

  • City Municipality’s call to immerse murtis in artificial ponds largely ignored

HJS activists campaigning for traditional immersion of Ganesh murtis at the Siddheshwar Ghat, Pune (Maharashtra)
Shri Parag Gokhale of HJS while explaining about Ganesh murti visarjan to youth


1. The route to the Vruddheshwar ghat was intentionally blocked and the ghat was not accessible to immerse murtis. The municipality officials removed the block only after the Samiti and devotees took the officials to task.

2. One Akram Khan intently listened to the Samiti’s activists and expressed the opinion that devotees should not think about the cost, and should only procure clay murtis.

3. A YouTube channel interviewed Shri. Parag Gokhale about the HJS campaign.

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