Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak who was fighting hard against the British raj, had a thought in mind that we need to get people aboard a single platform so that they can unite in the fight against the British and eventually help in the freedom struggle. In 1905, Tilak lead the idea of celebrating the Ganesh […]
It is said that the Ashwathama Temple in Pangul Galli in the city is the sole temple in the whole of South India. There is an annual fest on the second day after Holi. All devotes do a “Lotangan” and water is thrown on the devotees from all the houses. In Pangul galli, a large […]
The nine days and nights festival immediately preceding the most important festival Dasara is celebrated all over India with different traditions. The very first day of this 10 day festival, idols of Goddess Durga are installed at many homes. This installation of the Goddess is popularly known as Ghatsthapana. Then we have the Dandiya celebrations […]
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By Swatee Jog The best thing about any festival is the celebration itself and if it can be done twice, all the more better and merrier. Belgaumites experience these double celebrations during Holi when half the city plays the colours the day after Holi and the rest do so after five days, on Rangpanchami day. […]