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Top 10 must visit places during Dussehra

New Delhi: Dussehra or Vijayadashmi is one of the popular Indian festivals that takes place in the months of Ashwin and kartik.  Hindus observe a 10 day ceremony of fast, celebrations and rituals to honor

India TV News Desk Updated on: October 22, 2015 11:31 IST

Dussehra Mela, Kota

During Dussehra, a huge mela is held at Kota, Rajasthan to mark the festival Dussehra.

Unlike the other festivals in Rajasthan, Dussehra mela is held only for 3days and does not get over crowded by tourists.

On the last day the effigies of the Ravana clan are burnt. Rajasthani handicrafts, joy rides and the food stalls are the prized possessions of this mela.

Dussehra, Jagdalpur, Bastar


The most important festival in Bastar is the Dusshera when all the deities from the surrounding villages unite at the temple of Danteshwari in Jagdalpur, the district head quarters.

Unlike Dusshera in other parts of India, here it is not the return of Rama to Ayodhaya.

Dusshera in Bastar is devoted entirely to the goddess, Danteshwari Devi.

The festival involves participation of all the major tribes of Bastar.

Ramleela, Ram Nagar, Varanasi


Ramlila in Ram Nagar, about 15 km form Varanasi, is unique of its kind. Ramleela is conducted in multi-stage theatres at a long stretch of 31 days.

Sadhus called `Ramayanis` recite the Ramayana. The “Ramnagar Ramleela”, witness teeming tourist every year.


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