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...

Joshi Kaka – Water Connoisseur in Dapoli

Bandu Kaka aka Vasant Joshi, who stay in Murud, has been working as a ‘water seeker’ for the past 40 years. He is 79 years old. Bandu Kaka was born in Murud on 26th June 1939. He is the...

Dapoli Mallakhamb Association

In the year 2013, Mr. Mangesh Rane, Mr. Vivay Bhuvad and many other Mallakhamb (Maharashtra’s native gymnastic sport) lovers established the ‘Dapoli Taluka Mallakhamb Association’ so that they could prevent Maharashtra’s native sport from being forgotten and so that...

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...

The Khanvilkars, a couple from Kherdi (Dapoli), protecting honey bees for the past 10...

Mr. Milind Khanvilkar and his wife Mrs. Mrunal Khanvilkar, who stay in Kherdi, a small village in Dapoli Taluka, have been doing great work of protection of honey bees for the past 10 years. Nowadays people have been making the...

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