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India Dussehra

India TV News Desk [ Updated: October 07, 2011 9:23 IST ]
  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 photo, an Indian artist paints masks of demon king Ravana to be used in Dussehra festivities in Bhubaneshwar, India. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita. The festival culminates on Oct. 6 with the burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
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    In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 photo, an Indian artist paints masks of demon king Ravana to be used in Dussehra festivities in Bhubaneshwar, India. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita. The festival culminates on Oct. 6 with the burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 photo, an Indian artist paints masks of demon king Ravana to be used in Dussehra festivities in Bhubaneshwar, India. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita. The festival culminates on Oct. 6 with the burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
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    In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 photo, an Indian artist paints masks of demon king Ravana to be used in Dussehra festivities in Bhubaneshwar, India. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita. The festival culminates on Oct. 6 with the burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)

  • An effigy of demon king Ravana goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
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    An effigy of demon king Ravana goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

  • An effigy of demon king Ravana's son Meghnath goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
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    An effigy of demon king Ravana's son Meghnath goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

  • Indian child artists dressed as Hindu god Rama, right, and his brother Lakshman participate in a Dussehra festival fair at Kunwarpur village, east of Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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    Indian child artists dressed as Hindu god Rama, right, and his brother Lakshman participate in a Dussehra festival fair at Kunwarpur village, east of Allahabad, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

  • An Indian Hindu woman, in purple dress, touches the feet of artists sitting dressed as Hindu god Rama, left, his wife Sita, center and his brother Lakshman, right, as they leve in a tractor trolley from the venue of Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    An Indian Hindu woman, in purple dress, touches the feet of artists sitting dressed as Hindu god Rama, left, his wife Sita, center and his brother Lakshman, right, as they leve in a tractor trolley from the venue of Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

  • Indian Hindu men dressed as Hindu god Rama, left, and his brother Lakshman walk past the effigy of demon king Ravana as they arrive at a venue of Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    Indian Hindu men dressed as Hindu god Rama, left, and his brother Lakshman walk past the effigy of demon king Ravana as they arrive at a venue of Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

  • Indian Hindu men dressed as Hindu god Rama, left, and his brother Lakshman launch arrows at the effigy of demon king Ravana, not seen, as another Indian Hindu man dressed as Hindu god Hanuman, extreme right, reacts during Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    Indian Hindu men dressed as Hindu god Rama, left, and his brother Lakshman launch arrows at the effigy of demon king Ravana, not seen, as another Indian Hindu man dressed as Hindu god Hanuman, extreme right, reacts during Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

  • People run for cover as effigy of demon king Ravana, in the background, is set on fire marking the end of Dussehra festival in in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    People run for cover as effigy of demon king Ravana, in the background, is set on fire marking the end of Dussehra festival in in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

  • Children plug their ears as the effigy of demon king Ravana and his son Meghnath goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    Children plug their ears as the effigy of demon king Ravana and his son Meghnath goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

  • An Indian Hindu man dressed as demon king Ravana looks on at a venue of Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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    An Indian Hindu man dressed as demon king Ravana looks on at a venue of Dussehra festivities in Amritsar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

  • Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, left, performs a ritual before an actor dressed as the Hindu god Rama, right, during the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, left, performs a ritual before an actor dressed as the Hindu god Rama, right, during the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, left, gestures as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, center, holding a lamp prepares to apply a vermillion mark on the forehead of actors dressed as Hindu god Rama, second right, and Laxman, right, during the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, left, gestures as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, center, holding a lamp prepares to apply a vermillion mark on the forehead of actors dressed as Hindu god Rama, second right, and Laxman, right, during the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, second left, prepares to apply a vermillion mark on the forehead of an actor dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman, during the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, second left, prepares to apply a vermillion mark on the forehead of an actor dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman, during the Dussehra festival celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, right, acts as taking aim at an effigy of ten headed Demon King Ravana, unseen, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, seated left, and Vice President Hamid Ansari, seated center, look on during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, right, acts as taking aim at an effigy of ten headed Demon King Ravana, unseen, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, seated left, and Vice President Hamid Ansari, seated center, look on during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • An effigy of ten headed demon king Ravana is burnt marking the end of Dussehra festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    An effigy of ten headed demon king Ravana is burnt marking the end of Dussehra festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

  • An effigy of ten headed demon king Ravana is burnt marking the end of the Dussehra festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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    An effigy of ten headed demon king Ravana is burnt marking the end of the Dussehra festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. The festival commemorates the triumph of Hindu god Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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