The ‘Sakal Diwali Faral Festival 2015’ organized by the Sakal Media Group generated an overwhelming response on its inaugural day from Puneites, who thronged the festival for their Diwali shopping. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Shashikant Kekare, Joint Commissioner (Food), FDA.
Present on this occasion were Mr. Umesh Sathaye, Regional Business Manager, Gemini Cooking Oil; Mr. Vishal Chordia, Director, Strategy and Marketing, Suhana Pravin Masalewale; and Mr. Mandar Desai, Director, Desai Bandhu Ambewale.
The four-day festival is organized at Pandit Farms, Rajaram Bridge Road, between 4 pm and 10 pm. The fest is sponsored by Gemini Oil while, Desai Bandhu Ambewale and Pravin Masalewale are the co-sponsors.
In his inaugural speech, Mr Kekare said, “This festival will be appreciated by all as good quality items are available here and that too at affordable prices. Also, it would be very convenient for people to do their shopping for Diwali under one roof.” The festival offers people a wide range of items including lanterns, gift items, sweets, dress materials, dry fruit boxes, chocolate boxes, diyas, rangolis and much more.