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Dussehra 2017 signifies the victory of good over the evil to be on 30th September

Dussehra 2017 signifies the victory of good over the evil to be on 30th September
Written by Priyanka sarangi

Dussehra which is also known as Vijay Dussehra is all set to take place on 30th September and the celebrations have already started all over India. This festival marks to be one of the most important festivals in the Hindu calender as it signifies the triumph of good over the evil. Dussehra can be termed as a 10-day long festival which is generally celebrated on the 10th day of Dashami when the festival comes to an end. It is observed on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashvin and falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

In this festival of Dussehra different people perform different rituals related to the festival all over India. If Hindu Mythologies are to be believed, then it is said that Lord Rama fought against the evil Ravana for 10 days and defeated him to rescue his wife Sita who happened to abduct her. The victory of Lord Rama therefore signify the victory of good over the evil. In this festival people too enjoy as stage shows on Raamleela are organised and many people take part in the plays for the sake of enjoyment and fun. This nine day festival of Dussehra is also known as Navaratri which is observed by many people in different parts of India.

 

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Priyanka sarangi

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