Huge effigies of Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran were set on fire and crackers burst at different places as the nation celebrated Dussehra on Friday.
At a few places, celebrations were subdued due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Here's a glimpse of how India celebrated the festival marking the triumph of good over evil.
IMAGE: Effigy of Ravana being burnt on the occasion of Dussehra, in New Delhi on Friday. Photograph: Rahul Singh/ANI Photo
IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal holds a bow to burn the effigy of Ravana during the Luv Kush Ram Leela on the occasion of Dussehra, in New Delhi on Friday. Photograph: ANI Photo
IMAGE: Effigies of Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhkaran burn during Luv Kush Ram Leela as part of Dussehra celebrations at the Red Fort Ground in New Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo
IMAGE: Ravana Dahan in Jammu. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: Dussehra celebrations in Amritsar. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: Effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakaran and Meghnad ready to be burnt in Bhopal. Photograph: Rajeev Gupta/ANI Photo
IMAGE: People set a Ravana effigy on fire at Shree Rammandir Adarsh Nagar, in Jaipur. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: Dussehra celebrations in Surat. Photograph: PTI Photo