Here's how devotees in Kolkata celebrated Vijayadashami, see pics

Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra or Dashain was celebrated throughout the country on October 15. This day marks the triumph

Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST 9 Photos

Vijayadashami marks the final day of the Durga Puja festival. On this day devotees bid goodbye to Goddess Durga by immersing the idols in water. In the North, devotees burn effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbhakaran. Here's how the people of Kolkata celebrated Vijayadashami.(PTI)

Devotees in Kolkata play ‘Sindur Khela,’ which literally translates to, 'vermillion game' on the last day of the Durga Puja festival.(PTI)

Devotees in a Kolkata pandal wear PPE kit and exchange vermillion with each other as a part of rituals during Vijayadashami.(PTI)


Devotees immerse an idol of Goddess Durga on the last day of Durga Puja festival at the bank of river Ganga in Kolkata.(PTI)

Married women offer prayers during immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga at the bank of river Ganga in Kolkata.(PTI)