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Navaratra nights begin in Dubai

world Updated: Oct 14, 2007 18:13 IST
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The nine-day long Indian festival of Navaratra began in Dubai with youngsters dancing to dandiya beats and the sounds of dhol.

The festival orgainsed at one of the major parks in the centre of the city is expected to pull a crowd of around 10,000 to 12,000 people on weekdays and 15,000 on weekends.

The dancing extravaganza which kicked-off on Saturday night starts at 10.30 pm and goes on till 2.00 am on weekdays and till the wee hours in the morning on weekends, Khaleej Times said.

Several other organisers are also hosting Navaratri all round the city.

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