Vijayadasami is celebrated across India with gaiety and piety. The Hindu festival marks the end of Navaratri. It is known as Dusshera, Dasara, or Dashain. Mythological stories differ from one place to another, but the essence of the festival remains that it marks a victory of good over evil…During Dusshera, people visit tourist attractions, host get-togethers, play rummy and other games for fun. Let’s have a look at how people celebrate Dusshera in different parts of India
Coming back to celebrations, in the South, Mysuru Dasara is well-known and the procession with an elephant carrying 750-kg howdah is world famous as people from across the globe come to witness the event. Mysuru city will be chock-a-block, teeming with visitors during Dasara festival. Tourists will be treated to a variety of cultural programs during the period.
In the East, equally important is the celebration in Bengal, especially in Kolkata. Preparations begin months in advance and competitions are held for decorating pandals. Lakhs of rupees are spent on erecting pandals. The city of joy virtually comes to a grinding halt for a few days and it will be a sea of humanity in colorful dresses hopping from one pandal to another. It is all dance and revelry at its best in Kolkata.
In the West, Gujarat takes the cake with its Navaratri celebrations and people gather in large numbers to witness Garba dances. Visitors are treated to great food, energetic Garba dances and vibrantly colored chaniya cholis,kediyus and kafni pajamas twirling to the beat of the dhol. Iconic Gujarati aarti dance performed in honor of the mother goddess is a treat to watch as thousands of people dance in circles around intricate arrangements of earthen lamps to commemorate the triumph of good over evil.
In Delhi, many grounds organize performances of Ramlila, which chronicle the story of Lord Ram and his battle with the evil king Ravana. The performances end with effigies of Ravana, which are stuffed with firecrackers, being burnt to the ground, signifying his defeat. As the firecrackers go up in flames, it provides a spectacle for the thousands of people who gather to watch the festivities.
One of the largest Ramlila celebrations is held at the Ramlila Maidan in central Delhi. It is believed that Ram Lila musical was started by Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar.
Get ready for Vijaya Kaandam Rummy Tournament
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