Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple in Pune is devoted to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is famous in Maharashtra and is visited by means of hundreds of pilgrims every year. Devotees of the temple encompass celebrities and Chief Ministers of Maharashtra who go to during the once a year ten-day Ganeshotsav competition. The essential Ganesh idol is insured for sum of 10 million. People are celebrating 125 years of birthday celebration for this Ganapati inside the year 2017.
Shrimant Dagadusheth Halwai is trader and Sweet maker. He came from Madhya pradesh and settled in Pune. After he received fame as a Halwai, that have become his surname. His unique Halwai save nevertheless exists beneath the name "dagdusheth Halwai sweets" close to Datta Mandir in Pune. Mr. Dagdusheth Halwai became a a success sweetmeat dealer and a wealthy businessman. In past due 1800s, he misplaced his son in an endemic epidemic. This brought about Dagdusheth and his wife lakshmi bai to go into deep depression. To themselves, their Guru Shri Madhavnath Maharaj recommended make a shri Ganesh murti and build shri dattaguru temple. This turned into completed in 1893.