Dussehra 2023 Dussehra is one of the most important festivals of India. It is celebrated with great pomp. This year this holiday will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 24. This festival is celebrated all over the country, but some places are famous for their Dussehra celebrations.

New Delhi, Lifestyle Desk. Dussehra 2023: Dussehra is celebrated every year on the Dashami day of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. This year this festival will be celebrated on 24 October. There are many beliefs behind celebrating this holiday. According to the legend, Maa Durga destroyed the demons on this day and hence this festival is celebrated on the tenth day of Shardiya Navratri.

In India, people celebrate Dussehra with great pomp. The effigy of Ravana was burnt on this day. People come from all over the country to see the Dussehra festival. So let us know which cities of India are famous for Dussehra festival.

Calcutta

Be it Navratri or Dussehra, Kolkata celebrates this festival with great pomp. The city is decorated with pandals during Dussehra. Here a special place has been made for Maa Durga, where her idol has been installed. On the day of Dussehra, women wear sarees and apply vermillion on each other.

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The Dussehra festival in Kullu lasts for several days. A parade will also be organized here on this special day. Inside there was a large group of devotees, carrying idols of deities on their heads. During Dussehra, a big fair is also organized in Kullu where you can learn about the culture of Kullu.

Gujarat

A unique Dussehra festival is celebrated in Gujarat. On the day of Dussehra, a war broke out between the armies of Ram and Ravana. A huge crowd gathered to see this scene. Garba is also played here on every Dussehra, which is also quite famous. On this day, men and women wear brightly colored clothes and perform the Dandiya dance.

Delhi

Delhi has been beautifully decorated for Dussehra. Here, on the occasion of Vijayadashami, Ram Leela was organized at many places. If you are in Delhi city and want to go to see Dussehra, then Subhash Maidan can be a good option for you.

Punjab Province

Punjab also celebrates Dussehra in a grand manner. The effigy of Ravana was burnt on the day of Vijay Dashami. A grand market is organized here during Dussehra and the sweet shops are the main attraction of the market. If you are also planning to visit this weekend, then you can see Dussehra festival in Punjab.