Durga Puja 2021: Devotees gear up to celebrate Dussehra

Published on Oct 14, 2021 12:04 PM IST
  • This year, Dussehra, also known as Vijaya Dashami or Dashain will be celebrated on October 15. On this day, effigies of Ravana are burnt which marks the victory of good over evil.
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Dussehra is the last day of the Navaratri festival. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country. Here's how devotees all over India are gearing up for Dussehra.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 14, 2021 12:04 PM IST

Dussehra is the last day of the Navaratri festival. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country. Here's how devotees all over India are gearing up for Dussehra.(PTI)

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Of the 20-member team working on the Ravana effigy at the Daresi Dussehra ground in Ludhiana, 16 are Muslim workmen, and the rest are Hindus. (HT Photos/Gurpreet Singh) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 14, 2021 12:04 PM IST

Of the 20-member team working on the Ravana effigy at the Daresi Dussehra ground in Ludhiana, 16 are Muslim workmen, and the rest are Hindus. (HT Photos/Gurpreet Singh)

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An artisan works on an effigy depicting demon king Ravana ahead of the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi in October 13.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artisan works on an effigy depicting demon king Ravana ahead of the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi in October 13.(AFP)

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A child holds an effigy of demon king Ravana ahead of Dussehra festival at Sirhindi Market, in Patiala.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A child holds an effigy of demon king Ravana ahead of Dussehra festival at Sirhindi Market, in Patiala.(ANI)

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A devotee performs a ritual on youths dressed as Hindu God Rama and his companion Laxman sit inside a temple before a Dussehra festival procession, in Allahabad.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A devotee performs a ritual on youths dressed as Hindu God Rama and his companion Laxman sit inside a temple before a Dussehra festival procession, in Allahabad.(AFP)

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Artisans prepare the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Meghnath ahead of Dussehra, in Faridabad.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artisans prepare the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Meghnath ahead of Dussehra, in Faridabad.(PTI)

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Goats lock their horns during a fight as part of Dussehra celebrations in Hubballi, Wednesday.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Goats lock their horns during a fight as part of Dussehra celebrations in Hubballi, Wednesday.(PTI)

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