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Effigies of Ravana go up in flames as India celebrates Dussehra

October 15, 2021 21:39 IST
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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
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