It is given the name of great freedom fighter "Lokmanya Tilak". One of the longest commercial roads in Pune, Tilak road begins where Laxmi road ends. It runs between Deccan Gymkhana and Swargate (Bus Terminus). Sir Parshurambhau College (SP College), Nehru Stadium and Tilak Smarak Mandir are prominent landmarks. JyotirVidya Parisanstha is the oldest functioning Amateur Astronomy Organization in India, dedicated in propagating astronomy amongst the general public and having a membership base of around 500 members, is located at the Tilak Smarak Mandir.