Dassehra

Dassehra

(ˈdæsɛræ)
n
(Hinduism) an annual Hindu festival celebrated on the 10th lunar day of Navaratri; images of the goddess Durga are immersed in water
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Mumbai: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh during an interview regarding his film "Dassehra" in Mumbai on Oct 24, 2018.
He was speaking to reporters at a temple within the circuit house here late on Saturday evening where he also attended a ceremony organised by the Hindu community to celebrate the religious festival of Dassehra.
Addressing the party's customary Dassehra Rally, Thackeray said Prime Minster Narendra Modi, his cabinet ministers, BJP Chief Ministers and all others were camping in the five states where elections shall be held next month.
The opening of showroom is also timed well to serve the customers during the ensuring festive seasons such as Durga Puja, Dassehra, Diwali and the marriage season, which are auspicious occasions to buy jewellery and also gift them.
and brightly painted to resemble the effigies of Ravana that are burnt in north India on Dassehra. This immediately told the viewer not to expect a purely academic exposition of the epic, but rather a celebration of its myriad forms, with the spotlight on the wonderful illustrated Mewar Ramayana.
Shivaji Park is also famed for other events, including the Shiv Sena's annual Dassehra Rally started by the late Thackeray, parades and exhibitions, and political rallies.
Summary: Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] Oct 1 (ANI): Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh on Monday unveiled the trailer of his upcoming thriller film 'Dassehra'.
The brief teaser released on Thursday depicts a scene from the two-phased riots that bloodied Mumbai in December 1992-January 1993 in the aftermath of the demolition of the Babri Mosque and a grim Thackeray (Siddiqui) preparing to address his customary annual Dassehra Rally at Shivaji Park before a sea of saffron flags.
It maybe recalled that Thackeray could not attend the annual Shiv Sena Dassehra rally at Shivaji Park last Wednesday due to his poor health.
During the nine days, many Hindus fast and celebrate by dancing and the festival ends on the tenth day of Vijayadashmi or Dassehra, marking the victory of good over evil.