India celebrates Dussehra with fervour

Updated: October 13, 2013 21:35 IST

Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil as fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country today.

India celebrates Dussehra with fervour
Giant effigies of ten-headed demon king Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran went up in flames marking the triumph of good over evil as fervour marked Dussehra festivities across the country today. Seen here: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi performs aarti of artistes enacting lord Ram and Lakshman during Dussehra celebrations at Subhash Maidan in New Delhi today.
India celebrates Dussehra with fervour
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh applying tilak to an artist enacting lord Ram ahead of the Dussehra celebrations at Subhash Maidan in New Delhi.
India celebrates Dussehra with fervour
Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh try their hands on the bow and arrow during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi.
India celebrates Dussehra with fervour
An effigy of demon king Ravana burns at Subhash Maidan during Dussehra celebrations in Delhi.
India celebrates Dussehra with fervour
An effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra celebrations in Amritsar, Punjab.
India celebrates Dussehra with fervour
An effigy of demon king Ravana burns during Dussehra celebrations in Faridabad, Haryana.

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