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Dussehra 2018 Celebrations in India; See Pictures

India | News18 | October 19, 2018, 4:00 pm
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 An effigy of demon king Ravana is lit to be burnt marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu. Dussehra commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (Image: AP)

An effigy of demon king Ravana is lit to be burnt marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu. Dussehra commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (Image: AP)

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 An artist dressed as Goddess Kali performs at participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

An artist dressed as Goddess Kali performs at participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 An effigy of Ravana's brother Kumbhakarna goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu. (Image: AP)

An effigy of Ravana's brother Kumbhakarna goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 An artist dressed as demon king Ravana waits backstage before performing Ramlila, a re-enactment of the life of Lord Rama, during Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

An artist dressed as demon king Ravana waits backstage before performing Ramlila, a re-enactment of the life of Lord Rama, during Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 Artists dressed as Lord Hanuman stand near a burning effigy of Lanka, the abode of demon king Ravana, during Dussehra festivities in Jammu. (Image: AP)

Artists dressed as Lord Hanuman stand near a burning effigy of Lanka, the abode of demon king Ravana, during Dussehra festivities in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Children sit at the roadside as they watch Ramlila during Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

Children sit at the roadside as they watch Ramlila during Dussehra festival celebrations in Mumbai. (Image: Reuters)

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 An artist dressed as god Shiva performs on a chariot as he participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

An artist dressed as god Shiva performs on a chariot as he participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 An effigy of Ravana's son Meghanada goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu. (Image: Reuters)

An effigy of Ravana's son Meghanada goes up in flames marking the end of Dussehra festival in Jammu. (Image: Reuters)

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 People watch a Dussehra procession in Jammu. (Image: AP)

People watch a Dussehra procession in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 An artist dressed as god Rama performs at participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

An artist dressed as god Rama performs at participates in a procession as part of Dussehra festival celebrations in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 People watch an effigy of Ravana burn during Dussehra festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

People watch an effigy of Ravana burn during Dussehra festival in Mumbai. (Image: AP)

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 Mysore Palace stands illuminated as part of Dussehra festivities in Mysore. According to Hindu mythology the festival celebrates the slaying of the demon Mahishasura by the Goddess Chamundeeswari or Durga and the triumph of good over evil. (Image: AP)

Mysore Palace stands illuminated as part of Dussehra festivities in Mysore. According to Hindu mythology the festival celebrates the slaying of the demon Mahishasura by the Goddess Chamundeeswari or Durga and the triumph of good over evil. (Image: AP)

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 People watch a Dussehra procession in Jammu. (Image: AP)

People watch a Dussehra procession in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 Sri Durga Malleswara Swami Varla Devasthanam's illuminated Hamsavahanam runs across River Krishna on the occasion of Vijayadashami in Vijayawada. (Image: PTI)

Sri Durga Malleswara Swami Varla Devasthanam's illuminated Hamsavahanam runs across River Krishna on the occasion of Vijayadashami in Vijayawada. (Image: PTI)

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