Freedom fighter of Dapoli – Purushottam Marathe

Great freedom fighter Purushottam Ganesh alias Bapu Marathe was born on August 28, 1917 in the Brahmin family. He had three siblings, one elder sister and two younger brothers. Bapu’s mother passed away when he was 5 years old...

Freedom Fighter of Dapoli – Sudkoji Baburao Khedekar

‘Sudkoji Baburao Khedekar’ was popularly known as ‘Dadasaheb Khedekar’. He became the first legislator of Dapoli post-Independence. He did great work for removal of Untouchability and education of the lower castes. He was elected the member of Nagarpalika of...

Freedom Fighter of Dapoli – Shivram Murkar

Great freedom fighter Shivram Bhiku Murkar was born in Dabhol village in taluka Dapoli, district Ratnagiri. He grew with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. His family lived hand to mouth and their entire responsibility was on Shivram’s shoulders. He...

Sustainable rural development: Awareness and planning workshop in Dapoli

“Shashvat gramvikas: Janiv Jagruti Aani Niyojan” (Sustainable rural development: Awareness and planning) workshop was organized on 15/9/2018 in collaboration with Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli and the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan in Dapoli. The workshop was organized in Sir Visweshwariya...

Hanuman Jayanti in Dapoli – a delightful festival

Every year, the birth of Lord Hanuman is celebrated with great joy at the svayambhu (one that appeared / made himself) Hanuman Temple situated in the main market place of Dapoli. This svayambhu mandir/temple on the banks of the...

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Historian of Konkan – Anna Shirgaonkar

www.talukadapoli.com visited Anna Shirgaonkar for an interview. Anant Dhondu Shirgaonkar also known as Anna Shirgaonkar. He is called as historian of Konkan. His contribution towards...

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