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5 Childhood Memories That Make Dussehra One Of The Most Awaited Festivals

So many memories.

Updated:October 11, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashmi or Dashahara, is regarded as one of the most important festivals in our country. This day is not just significant because it marks the victory of Lord Rama over the ten-headed king Ravana but also because of the whole lot of childhood memories that it evokes.

Dussehra officially kick starts the festive season!

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Visiting the nearest ground to your place, just to witness and be a part of the story telling session of Ram-leela and watching the effigies being burnt.

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Imitating Ravana's laughter was one of childhood's most priced possessions. HU-HA-HA-HA!

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Remember your parents giving you special toys just so you don't misbehave with them in public? From bow and arrow to colourful masks, you demanded it and you had it!

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Listening to your grandparents, while they narrate the tale of Dussehra, was invaluable.

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