“Amhi Punyache, Amhi Punekar!”, these words have an almost spiritual effect on us Punekars. Pune, where pride, glory, and honour do the tango together, where we smile at our history and laugh at the failed attempts made to change us. Yes, we’re stubborn, yes, we’re fixated on culture. However, it’s the only reason why we’re the cultural capital of Mahrashtra and one of the top metropolitan cities of India. And our pride in what we are is signified by one amazing item- the Puneri Pagadi!
Pune is a city which whose diverse nature is nurturing to all sorts of different industries, from art and culture to heritage and social movements. The city has given birth to several successful Punekars who changed the world and can never be forgotten; the list is too vast to cover in just one time but to name a few…
Pune became an important centre for the war against the British Raj, with its various mass movements and social reforms that paved the way for the fight for freedom. The city gave birth to many prominent freedom fighters. In honour of Independence Day, we looked back at the lives of a few Punekars who were a part of India’s freedom struggle.
Get into your travel togs and get ready for some adventure! With the weather playing host, here are four must-do monsoon treks around the city. It is the stuff trekkers would love; rain-drenched vistas, swirling mist and spectacular views. So, take a hike people! Rajmachi Fort Distance: About 75 km The trek to Rajmachi is […]
The stories of people Pune’s streets are named after.