Dry Days announced in Pune for Palkhi Processions

Dry Days announced in Pune for Palkhi Processions

Dry Days announced in Pune for Palkhi Processions

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Jagatguru Sant Tukaram’s Palkhi will depart on 28th June, while Santshreshta Dnyaneshwar Maharaj’s Palkhi will leave on 29th June, both heading towards Pandharpur. 

22 June 2024

Pune District Collector Dr Suhas Diwase has declared a dry day for Palkhi processions, instructing the Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad police to close locations prone to illegal gatherings, and ensuring the areas through which these processions will pass are also closed. Jagatguru Sant Tukaram’s Palkhi will depart on 28 June, while Santshreshta Dnyaneshwar Maharaj’s Palkhi will leave on 29 June, both heading towards Pandharpur. 

Tukaram Maharaj’s Palkhi procession will depart from Dehu Gaon on 28 June and stay at Inamdar Saheb Wada. On 29 June, it will proceed towards Pimpri Chinchwad, causing a dry day in the Dehu Gaon area. The second halt will be Vitthal Mandir in Akurdi, resulting in a Dry Day on the 29 and 30 of June under the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation’s Akurdi Ward Office. The third halt will be at Shri Nivdunga Vitthal Mandir in Nana Peth, resulting in a Dry Day on 30 June and 1 July.

The Palkhi will travel to various locations including Loni Kalbhor, Yawat, Varvand, Undawadi, Baramati, Sansar, Anthurne, Nimgaon Ketki, Indapur, and Sarati, with each area having a Dry Day according to the Palkhi’s schedule. The first stop will be Gandhi Wada in Alandi, with a Dry Day on June 29 and 30.

The Palkhi will stop at Palkhi Vithoba Mandir in Bhawani Peth, Pune, with dry days from June 30 and July 1. The journey will then pass through Saswad, Jejuri, and Walhe before entering Satara district. Each stop will have a dry day, lasting up to two hours after departure.

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