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...

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...

Dapoli’s Ayurveda expert – Bhaave Aaji

Human health is being compromised due to modern lifestyle. Even doctors seem to be helpless before some diseases. Besides, modern medical science still hasn’t figured out medicines for few diseases. At times like this, we can always rely on...

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...

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