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Top 7 Dahi Handi Places to Visit in Mumbai this Janmashtami

the celebration of Krishna's Birth - Janmashtami and we have listed down all the famous and trending Dahi Handi to visit, to experience the festivities in full essence.

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    Sangharsh Pratishthan Dahi Handi

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    Sangharsh Pratishthan Dahi Handi

    Festival, Thane

    The grand scale of it and the huge bounty that goes up to lakhs and crores and sometimes even gold makes Dahi Handi at Sangharsh Pratishthan a spectacular affair. Also, adding to its grandeur is the peppy Bollywood numbers and the ever-energetic crowd; people from all over Mumbai, including foreigners, come here. 


    Where: Sangharsh, Open House Panchpakhadi, Thane

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    Shramik Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal

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    Shramik Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal

    Festival, Kharghar

    Many ‘govindas’ returns empty-handed every year without being able to break the ‘handi’ at Shramik Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal coz this one is one of the toughest in the city. It is a rewarding sight to witness, where the trained youth of Mumbai form a human pyramid consisting of several layers and try to reach the height, along with the supportive crowd cheering them on. 


    Where: Kharghar

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    Sankalp Pratishthan Dahi Handi

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    Sankalp Pratishthan Dahi Handi

    Festival, Worli

    Organized by the politician Sachin Ahir, Sankalp Pratishthan Dahi Handi held at the Jamboree Maidan on G M Bhosle Marg in Worli is one of all tallest one, that probably requires 8 to 9 tiers to reach the ‘Handi’. Adding to the popularity of Dahi Handi here is the charm of Bollywood celebrities, who not only frequent here but also are up for live performances.  


    Where:  Jamboree Maidan, BDD Chawls, Worli, Mumbai-18

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    Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi

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    Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi

    Festival, Thane

    Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik is quite active in his region and makes his presence felt during Dahi Handi. When it comes to Janmashtami celebration Vartak Nagar, Thane does it the right way. The spirit, music and Josh all remain high! So high that in the year 2019, Jai Jawan Govinda Pathak Pandal entered the Guinness World Record by forming 43.79 foot and 9 layers human pyramid and winning a cash prize of whooping INR 11 lakhs. 

    Where: Vartak Nagar, Thane

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    Ram Kadam Dahi Handi

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    Ram Kadam Dahi Handi

    Festival, Ghatkopar

    The Names after the MLA Ram Kadam it is a very popular place for Dahi Handi. Even big Bollywood celebs like Sharuk Khan,  Asha Parekh, Ameesha Patel and many can be found in attendance here. The climb is difficult and attracts many Govinda pathaks (Participating groups) from all over Mumbai.

    Where: Ghatkopar

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    Chhabildas Lane Dahi Handi

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    Chhabildas Lane Dahi Handi

    Festival, Dadar

    While now there are a lot of restrictions imposed by the court on the height of the handi and the cash prize, Chhabildas Lane still remains one of the most popular venues to look out for when it comes to Janmashtami celebration. Amid the chants of “Govinda ala re” thousands of Mumbaikars come together and celebrate the festival with lots of energy and cheer. 


    Where: Chhabildas Lane, Dadar

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    Kalidas Kolambkar Dahi Handi

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    Kalidas Kolambkar Dahi Handi

    Festival, Wadala

    Known as one of the richest Dahi Handis in Mumbai, celebrations at Kalidas Kolambkar Dahi Handi escalate to the next level. Last year more than 450 groups participated and a price of 5.5L was announced in the year 2016. If those facts don't reveal the scale of celebration and lure to trace your footsteps, are you even a Janamastamai or a Krishan fan? 

     

    Where: Wadala

 
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