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#puneinpixels: City celebrates verdict on Section 377, Teachers day and Green Ganesh this week as fuel prices hit record high

Updated: Sep 09, 2018 19:16 IST

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the city welcomed the Supreme Court judgement on Section 377, but said that they have a long way to go to get social acceptance and spread awareness about the community (SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

Students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) are seen protesting over lack of infrastructure, clarity in syllabus on their campus on Wednesday. Despite attempts by the administration, students are sticking to their demands, some of which are difficult to meet, said the officials. (SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

Fuel prices hit record high as rupee slides. Petrol in Pune as on Sunday is Rs 87.77 per litre and diesel Rs 75.79, per litre. (RAHUL RAUT/HT PHOTO)

Metro work on Karve road has reduced the space for vehicular traffic leading to bottlenecks. Those using the lane leading to Nal Stop near Mhatre bridge have been facing traffic jams from 9 am to 12 noon for the past few days. (HT PHOTO)

Ajit Pawar (middle), NCP leader, after the distribution of trophies to teachers on Teacher’s Day, at Sri Ganesh Kala Krida Rang mandir, on Wednesday. (HT PHOTO)

Congress party workers protest against BJP MLA Ram Kadam on Tilak road on Wednesday, Kadam had offered to help youths in his Ghatkopar constituency get married, by “kidnapping girls” who had rejected them. He later apologised. (HT PHOTO)

As metro work progresses in the city, workers from the Maha­-Metro transport a tree from Paud road near MIT college to a suitable location, on Tuesday. (SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

Congress Jan Akrosh yatra reaches SSPMS ground in Pune on Saturday. The Congress plans to raise issues related to farmers, including suicides and unemployment, increase in fuel prices, rupee and the government’s failure to address them. The Congress plans to take the agitation to 50 assembly constituencies. (RAHUL RAUT/HT PHOTO)

Women buy Gauri idols(Laxmi) ahead of Ganeshotsav at Mandai in Pune on Sunday. (HT PHOTO)

As part of road safety measures, representatives of the Maharashtra metro rail corporation (Maha­-Metro), dressed as Yamraj, the Hindu god of death, were present at Deccan corner on Thursday, to raise awareness about the benefits of wearing helmets and safe driving. (SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

Eco­friendly Ganesh idols made of clay on display for sale at Shukrawar peth on Saturday ahead of Ganeshotsav to be celebrated on September 13. (HT PHOTO)

Punekars share how one can celebrate the festival in an interesting way without harming the environment. Medha Dhaiphule’s paper and cardboard decor ganesh in Pune. (HT PHOTO)

No take­-off for greenfield international airport. Devidas Sambhaji Kamte protest against Purandar airport at Kumbharwadan in Pune on Monday. The current airport has reached its saturation point handling 8.16 million passengers in 2017-2018. The project is caught up in land disputes as villagers say they won’t vacate the land needed; 2021 deadline looks unlikely (RAHUL RAUT/HT PHOTO)

City Muslims take out a silent march for reservations in Pune on Sunday. (HT PHOTO)

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