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Some denizens say they are cutting a Ravana cake as a green alternative to burning an effigy.

Dussehra’s eco-friendly avatar: Delhi-NCR residents say won’t burn effigies but will cut cake

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 06:33 AM IST
Denizens in the capital have decided to usher in Dussehra in eco-friendly ways amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

In Mumbai, effigies of coronavirus dubbed ‘coronasur’ burnt during Holi

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2020 04:32 PM IST
As the new virus, which has rattled the world after emerging in China’s Wuhan city, is making news daily, residents of Worli in south Mumbai decided to burn its effigy, dubbing it “Corona-sur’“ (corona-demon).
DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 08: File image of Viv Richards.(Getty Images)
DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 08: File image of Viv Richards.(Getty Images)

Indian fans lack patience, burning effigies ‘silly’, says Viv Richards

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 03:55 PM IST
Former West Indies legend Viv Richards on Sunday expressed hopes that the Indian fans show patience during the ongoing World Cup tournament.
These men- members of ‘Patni Pidit Purush Sanghatana’, an organisation of victims of harassment by wives- burned the effigy on Thursday evening at Karoli village near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.(Patni Pidit Purush Sanghatana/Facebook Photo)
These men- members of ‘Patni Pidit Purush Sanghatana’, an organisation of victims of harassment by wives- burned the effigy on Thursday evening at Karoli village near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.(Patni Pidit Purush Sanghatana/Facebook Photo)

Group of men ‘harassed by wives’ burn Surpanakha effigy on Dussehra

Aurangabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 06:37 PM IST
These men- members of ‘Patni Pidit Purush Sanghatana’, an organisation of victims of harassment by wives- burned the effigy on Thursday evening at Karoli village near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.
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