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Posted by Vishva News Reporter on October 22, 2004
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CELEBRATION REPORT AROUND bhaart (INDIA)
Hinduism Today and
DELHI, INDIA, October 22, 2004:
A spirit of jollity pervaded the air as Dussehra, symbolizing the triumph
of good over evil, was celebrated with traditional fervor in most parts of
Effigies of king Ravana, his son Meghnath and brother Kumbhakaran blazed
and crackled in fiery splendor at sundown marking the culmination of the
In the national capital, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh joined thousands in
witnessing the torching of effigies as spectacular fireworks lit up the sky.
In his brief speech, the Prime Minister asked people to draw inspiration from
the festival that signifies victory of good over evil and work
shoulder-to-shoulder to strengthen the country.
Durga Puja celebrations were also in full swing with milling crowds of men,
women and children, dressed in their new finery, thronging Puja pandals amidst
In Maharasthra, strings of bright orange marigold flowers interwoven with
fresh mango leaves adorned entrance doors of various households on the
Navratri, the first nine days of festivities, are dedicated to the worship
of different aspects of Goddess Durga.
In north India, all the ten days of Dussehra are publicly dominated by the
Ramlila, vivid enactment of episodes from Ramayana that ends with the triumph
of Lord Rama and slaying of Ravana.
And to read details of reports of Dussehra celebrations in
various Indian cities please click on the next line.....
Dussehra proving auspicious for markets :
123Bharath.com, India -
14 hours ago
Gujarat, India > Ahmedabad, Oct 22 : The popular festival
of Dussehra, being celebrated across the country Friday, has
delivered a positive effect on markets ...
Fervour marks Dussehra
Indian Express, India -
10 minutes ago
Ludhiana, October 22: The Dussehra festival was
celebrated in the city with fervour today. Since morning there was a lot
of hustle ...
This Dussehra, bike sales hit top gear in Surat
Indian Express, India -
35 minutes ago
Surat, October 22: Autobobile dealers’ shops registered
sales between 20-30 per cent as citizens of Surat purchased vehicles like
one on Dussehra day. ...
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