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India celebrates Dussehra: The festival which marks the victory of good over evil

India celebrates Dussehra: The festival which marks the victory of good over evil

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 11, 2016 13:43 IST ]
  • Dussehra or Vijaydashmi, the festival which marks the symbol of victory of good over evil, is being celebrated across the nation with great zeal. Click through for a glimpse of how the festival is being celebrated. In pic an artist paints an effigy of Ravan in Nagpur.
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    Dussehra or Vijaydashmi, the festival which marks the symbol of victory of good over evil, is being celebrated across the nation with great zeal. Click through for a glimpse of how the festival is being celebrated. In pic an artist paints an effigy of Ravan in Nagpur.

  • A man carrying effigy of Ravana on his bike.
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    A man carrying effigy of Ravana on his bike.

  • Labourers work on the head of an effigy with portraits of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed on it, on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.
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    Labourers work on the head of an effigy with portraits of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed on it, on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.

  • An effigy representing Pakistan erected with the effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbkaran on the eve of Dussehra celebrations in Patiala
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    An effigy representing Pakistan erected with the effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbkaran on the eve of Dussehra celebrations in Patiala

  • Revellers gather during a religious procession ahead of Dussehra festival in Allahabad. The Hindu festival celebrates the victory of good over evil.
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    Revellers gather during a religious procession ahead of Dussehra festival in Allahabad. The Hindu festival celebrates the victory of good over evil.

  • Artistans prepare effigies of the 10-headed demon Ravan in preparation for the upcoming Dussehra festival in New Delhi. The effigies will be burned during the festival, symbolising the victory of good over evil.
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    Artistans prepare effigies of the 10-headed demon Ravan in preparation for the upcoming Dussehra festival in New Delhi. The effigies will be burned during the festival, symbolising the victory of good over evil.

  • An artist gives finishing touches to an effigy of Ravan ahead of Dussera Festival at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai.
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    An artist gives finishing touches to an effigy of Ravan ahead of Dussera Festival at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai.

  • A labourer rests near an effigy of the demon king Ravana on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.
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    A labourer rests near an effigy of the demon king Ravana on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.

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