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

Updated On Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST
  • Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra or Dashain was celebrated throughout the country on October 15. This day marks the triumph of good over evil.
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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)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

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)

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Devotees in Kolkata play ‘Sindur Khela,’ which literally translates to, 'vermillion game' on the last day of the Durga Puja festival.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

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

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

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

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Married women offer prayers during immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga at the bank of river Ganga in Kolkata.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

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

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Women in red sarees participate in an immersion procession dance on the last day of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata. (ANI)
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Women in red sarees participate in an immersion procession dance on the last day of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata. (ANI)

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Married women apply vermillion (Sindur) on each other as part of 'Sindur Khela' ritual on the last day of the Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

Married women apply vermillion (Sindur) on each other as part of 'Sindur Khela' ritual on the last day of the Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.(ANI)

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Devotees perform rituals during the immersion at the banks of the Ganga river on the occasion of Vijayadashami, in Kolkata.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

Devotees perform rituals during the immersion at the banks of the Ganga river on the occasion of Vijayadashami, in Kolkata.(ANI)

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Devotees carry an idol of the goddess Durga for its immersion into the Ganges river on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 12:40 PM IST

Devotees carry an idol of the goddess Durga for its immersion into the Ganges river on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.(REUTERS)

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