Dussehra celebrations in Nagpur
Dussehra is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navratri every year. The festival of Vijayadashmi or Dussehra is celebrated at the end of Navratri. Vijayadashmi marks the end of Durga Puja. Vijayadashmi marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura to help restore Dharma.The day is celebrated to remember Lord Ram’s victory over Ravana, to mark the triumph of good over evil, and is known as Dussehra or Dasara. The Durga Puja is a 9-day-long celebration.
Dussehra is traditionally celebrated by burning effigies of Ravana and lighting firecrackers to symbolize the destruction of evil. This year, the festival will be celebrated on Saturday, September 30. Ravana Dahan takes place at many places in Nagpur, but the Dussehra celebrations at Kasturchand Park ground are the biggest.
Dussehra celebrations also in twenty seven different venues across the Nagpur, At Kasturchand Park ground are the biggest celebrations, More than a lakh Nagpurians visit KP ground every year to witness these celebrations. Obviously, the arrangement and security measures are given a lot of importance.
Vijaya Dashami and Dussehra marked a beautiful and spectacular end to the 9 day long Navratra and Durga Puja celebrations that had Orange city in a state of near feverish excitement. The festival also starts the preparation for one of the most important and widely celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, which is celebrated twenty days after the Vijayadashami.