The Dussehra of Mysore is also very famous in the country.
Dussehra of Kullu has the status of International Festival.
Dussehra Celebration: After nine days of Navratri, the festival of Dussehra is celebrated in the country. On the other hand, on the day of Dussehra, most people like to visit nearby places to see the slaughter of Ravana and visit the fair. Of course, Dussehra is organized in almost every city of the country. But do you know that Dussehra of some cities is very famous in the country.
By the way, organizing beautiful tableaux and fairs on Dussehra is quite common. Despite this, Dussehra is celebrated in a very special way in every corner of the country. In this episode, Dussehra of some cities is well known not only in the country but also abroad. So let us tell you today about the Dussehra celebrations of some famous cities of the country and their unique features.
According to religious beliefs, Lord Rama spent his exile in Bastar itself. Due to which a grand celebration of Dussehra is organized in the Danteshwari temple located in Jagdalpur district of Bastar. Also, instead of killing Ravana, Dussehra is celebrated by taking out a Rath Yatra here.
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The Dussehra of Mysore is also very famous in the country. According to mythological beliefs, the name of Mysore is also named after a demon named Mahishasura, who was killed by Mother Durga. Due to which even today, on the occasion of Dussehra, a procession is taken out in Mysore with dancing and singing.
Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
The Dussehra of Kullu, the famous tourist spot of Himachal Pradesh, is also very famous in the country. The festival of Dussehra in Kullu lasts for seven days. At the same time, Dussehra of Kullu, being celebrated since the 17th century, also has the status of an international festival.
In South India also, the festival of Dussehra is celebrated with great enthusiasm. Madikeri in Karnataka is the best example of this. In Madikeri, preparations for Dussehra start three months in advance. After which a grand celebration of Dussehra is organized in this city.
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Mangalore’s Dussehra is very famous not only in the country but also abroad. Cultural programs organized in Mangalore during Dussehra make this festival special. On the other hand, the tiger dance here on Dussehra is the main center of attraction among the tourists.
The festival of Dussehra is also very famous in Kota district of Rajasthan. Along with a grand fair on Dussehra, bhajan-kirtan and many competitions are organized here. At the same time, during Dussehra, many tourists from the country and abroad also come to enjoy the Dussehra of Kota.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 04, 2022, 16:46 IST