Bhausaheb Rangari’s Legacy Lives On: Educational Aid for Pune’s Remote Students

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Pune, 15th June 2024: Educational material will be distributed to students from remote areas of the district on the occasion of the 119th death anniversary of Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari, the pioneer of the Ganesh Festival in Hindustan.

The Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari Ganpati Trust launched this initiative last year. Trustee and Celebration Chief Punit Balan revealed this. Complete educational kits will be distributed to students from the Zilla Parishad (ZP) primary schools located in remote areas in Bhor and Velhe talukas. Students from ZP primary schools from Dhangar Vasti (Vinzar), Katkar Vasti (Vinzar), Limbarwadi (Pabe) and Jogwadi (Bhor) will be the beneficiaries.

The kit includes a satchel, six notebooks each, two pencil boxes, a lunch box, a water bottle and a pair of sandals, etc.

“Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari mobilised people against the British Empire through the Ganesh Festival. This led to the Freedom Struggle and India gained Independence. The initiative was launched to distribute educational material to help needy students. I hope this will make their future bright”, Punit Balan (Celebration Chief & Trustee, Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari Ganpati Trust).