Dussehra is one of the biggest Indian festivals. It is annually commemorated with zeal. It is commemorated by the Hindu community. Dussehra festival is incomplete without fairs. On this day, large effigies of Demon King Ravana and his brothersMeghnad and Kumbhakarna are burnt. It symbolizes the victory of good over bad. As per Epic Ramayana, Lord Rama killed the demon king Ravana, his triumph of good over evil is celebrated as Dussehra.
Dussehra also symbolizes the event called “Vijayadashami”. The tenth day of Navratri is celebrated as Dashami or Vijayadashami. The epic battle between Lord Rama and Ravana is portrayed in Ramlila. There are many rituals performed by people on Dussehra. On the eve of Dussehra, celebration events are observed in various parts of the country.
Ramlila is one of the most important features of Dussehra. The Epic tales from the Ramayana are recited by the Ramlila artists and they perform skits. On the last day of Ramlila, the mythological is recited and in Dussehra, fairground effigies are burnt.
Dussehra Fair is the major attraction of Dussehra. On the eve of Dussehra, Dussehra grounds are flooded with a huge rush enjoying food stalls, joy-rides, shopping, and various other kids’ stores. The cracker filled effigies of Ravana, Meghnad and Kumbhakarna are the main attraction of the Dussehra ground. These effigies are burnt on the eve of Dussehra; people enjoy the cracker shows in Dussehra ground.