The festival of Dussehra which is also called Vijay Dashmi was marked today with Truth crushing the evil and spreading the message of peace and unity.
Lots of religious and social activities were seen today in various temples and community halls to celebrate the occasion. One of the biggest celebrations of Dussehra is organized by Shree Sanatan Dharm Seva Samiti, a local community organization that also takes the task of organizing Lanka Dahan at Gandhi Ground.
Samiti members and large number of people reached Gandhi Ground in a form of a procession and observed the traditional Dahan (burning of effigies) depicting the similar incidence which was performed by Lord Hanuman at Lanka.
Thereafter the gigantic effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakaran and Meghnath were burnt down. At last, grand fireworks concluded the program.
Many prominent personalities including politicians, industrialists and businessmen were invited as special guests of the program.