India celebrates Dussehra: The festival which marks the victory of good over evil
Dussehra or Vijaydashmi, the festival which marks the symbol of victory of good over evil, is being celebrated across the nation with great zeal. Click through for a glimpse of how the festival is being celebrated. In pic an artist paints an effigy of Ravan in Nagpur.
A man carrying effigy of Ravana on his bike.
Labourers work on the head of an effigy with portraits of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed on it, on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.
An effigy representing Pakistan erected with the effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbkaran on the eve of Dussehra celebrations in Patiala
Revellers gather during a religious procession ahead of Dussehra festival in Allahabad. The Hindu festival celebrates the victory of good over evil.
Artistans prepare effigies of the 10-headed demon Ravan in preparation for the upcoming Dussehra festival in New Delhi. The effigies will be burned during the festival, symbolising the victory of good over evil.
An artist gives finishing touches to an effigy of Ravan ahead of Dussera Festival at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai.
A labourer rests near an effigy of the demon king Ravana on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar.