Pune, located 170 kms. south of
has been the cultural capital of Maharashtra, since ages. The city was
one of the pivotal basesof the 17th century great Maratha ruler Chhatrapati
Shivaji, who was born at the Shivneri Fort here.
Pune became the seat of the enterprising Peshwas, under whom Maratha
power rose into a major political force. The Peshwas were renowned patrons
of the arts and in their time, enriched the city with temples, gardens
and educational institutions.
It was here that Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak introduced the principle
of Swadeshi during the Freedom Movement.
Today Pune is one of the leading metros in India, with the Film and
Television Institute of India and National Defence Academy based here.
It is fast becoming one of the major hubs of industry and commerce in the
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