G-20 Meetings: Exploring Pune’s Historical Treasures – Foreign Delegates Immerse Themselves in the City’s Heritage

As Pune plays host to the prestigious G-20 meetings, foreign representatives had the opportunity to delve into the city’s rich history by visiting its renowned heritage sites. A specially organized Heritage Walk took them to iconic locations such as Shaniwarwada, Lal Mahal, and Nana Wada, leaving them impressed and captivated by the city’s cultural heritage.

The visit commenced at Shaniwarwada, where the delegates were greeted with the rhythmic beats of dhol-tashas. With their mobile phones in hand, they captured the grandeur of Shaniwarwada, including its majestic entrance and the surrounding area. At Lal Mahal, they admired the statues of Rajmata Jijau and Bal Shivaji, gaining insights into the historical significance of this remarkable monument. The delegates also had the opportunity to explore Nana Wada and acquaint themselves with its captivating history.

As part of the experience, traditional artists showcased their skills at Shaniwarwada. The Gondhalis mesmerized the visitors with their unique art form, which employs sign language to convey stories. Additionally, the artisans demonstrated the intricate process of crafting clay pots, leaving the delegates in awe. They also had the chance to witness the enchanting “Nandibail” and enthusiastically posed for photographs and selfies with the talented performers.

Throughout the tour, Ajit Apte, Sandeep Godbole, and Supriya Shelar provided detailed insights into Pune’s historical significance and the significance of each heritage site. The presence of Addl Municipal Commissioner Vikas Dhakne, DCP Sandeep Singh Gill, and PMC’s City Engineer Prashant Waghmare added to the informative and engaging experience. The foreign delegates expressed their gratitude to the local administration for organizing this remarkable tour, allowing them to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for Pune’s rich history.

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