Kondhwa police organize Ganesh Aarti to maintain religious harmony

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By: Pune Pulse

September 26, 2023

Pune: In a move to showcase ‘Sarva Dharma Samabhaav’, the Kondhwa Police organized a Ganapati aarti with the participation of people from all religions.

Speaking about the initiative, Santosh Sonawane, Senior Police Inspector, Kondhwa Police said, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak started the Ganpati festival in the pre-independence era to bring together the Indian citizens and revolutionize it. Thus, to maintain religious harmony, a mass aarti of Ganpati was organized by the Kondhwa Police Station and District Legal Services Authority Pune. People from all religions participated in the aarti and sought blessings from God.

On this occasion, Ranjan Kumar Sharma, Additional Commissioner of Police, Vikrant Deshmukh, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahuraje Salve, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sonal Patil, Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Mahadev Babar, Former MLA, Ex Corporator Ranjana Tilekar, Nanda Lonkar, Former Corporator, Raees Sudke, Haji Feroze Sheikh, Jalinder Kamthe, Zahid Sheikh, Manipuri students, Nigerian students, as well as citizens from Bohra and Muslim communities participated.

On this occasion, Ganpati Aarti was performed in which everyone promised to maintain social health and harmony in their speeches.

On this occasion, Kujen Nagarwala, Tanaji Lonkar, Sandeep Badhe, Pravin Darekar, Rajendra Vathade, Aslam Bagwan, Chhabeel Patel, Omprakash Rajpurohit, Harshad Lodha, Amol Dharmawat, Gaurav Kamthe, Shahid Sheikh, Abid Syed, Ganesh Shinde, Mubeen Khan, Shan Delhiwala, Rakesh Kamthe, Anand Dubey were present.

The program was coordinated by Santosh Sonawane, Senior Police Inspector. He said that since Kondhwa has a mixed population, such a social activity is being planned through the police station to maintain harmony in the society.

Shreyas Vange