Celebrations on for Dussehra - The New Indian Express

Celebrations on for Dussehra

  • Kumari puja being performed at a Navratri puja pandal in Bhubaneswar. (PTI)
  • Effigy of demon king Ravana installed with the effigies of Meghnad and Kumbhakaran at Lal Qila Maidan on the eve of Dussehra in New Delhi. The festival of Dussehra is celebrated by burning of effigies of demons. (PTI)
  • A man carries the effigies of demon king Ravana at a ground in Faridabad on the eve of Dussehra festival. (PTI)
  • Youngsters take part in a Garba programme during Navratri festival in Jaipur. (PTI)
  • Folk dancers perform during Navratri festival in Gandhinagar. (PTI)
  • Devotees hold earthen lamps as they participate in the Maha Aarti ritual during Navratri celebrations in Gandhinagar, about 30 kilometers north of Ahmedabad. (PTI)
  • 'Aydh Puja' at scion of the Mysore royal family Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar's 'private durbar' ahead of Dussehra in Mysore. (PTI)
  • An artisan gives final touches to the effigies of demon king Ravana ahead of Ravanapodi festival at Nayapalli Puja mandap in Bhubaneswar. (PTI)
  • Devotees worship at a Durga Pooja pandal made in the shape of Shanti Stupa in Raigarh Chattisgarh. (PTI)
  • Artisans give final touches to an effigy of demon King Ravana on the eve of Dussehra in Shimla. (PTI)
  • Devotees hold earthen lamps as they take part in the Maha Aarti ritual at Hindu deity Umiya Mata temple of Navratri festival in Surat. (PTI)
  • Effigies of demon king Ravana at a ground in Faridabad on the eve of Dussehra festival. (PTI)

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