Watch: People of Varanasi marks victory of good over evil with Ravan dahan

Updated:3 months ago IST

Varanasi (UP), : People of Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi celebrated the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana by burning 70-feet effigy of Ravana and crossing the threshold of their homes and re-entering their home. Dussehra is celebrated twenty days prior to Diwali. The festival of lights or Diwali marks Lord Rama’s homecoming after his victory against Ravana and is celebrated twenty days after Dussehra. Huge dummies of Ravana are burnt on the occasion of Dussehra as part of the celebrations.

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