Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari Ganpati was the first Sarvajanik Ganesh utsav of India.
Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari was King's physician (Rajvaidya). He had his eleemosynary clinic at his residence. Patients from all over the country used to come to him for treatment.
His full name was Bhausaheb Lakshman Jawle.
This year i.e in 2020 Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari Ganpati has completed 121 years.
This idol of Ganesha was erected by Shrimant Bhausaheb Rangari in 1892. This idol of Ganesha, who attacked the demon and sent him to Yamasadani, is very unique and has been made using wood and sawdust.
This idol has not been replaced since its inception. Bhausaheb was actively involved in the revolutionary movement in the pre-independence period. This idol reflects the goal of the British to break free from injustice and achieve independence.
So, his dream of freedom is depicted in this Ganesha idol which shows the victory of good over evil.
The legendary and beautiful Idol of Ganpati will mesmerize you.
Where - 662, 657, Bhau Rangari Road, Budhwar Peth, Pune.