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Gurgaon : Women participate in Sindur Khela (playing with vermilion powder) at a puja pandal on the last day of Durga puja celebrations in Gurgaon on Tuesday. PTI Photo (PTI10_11_2016_000206B)

How India’s Celebrating Dussehra

Shubho Bijoya! Sindoor Khela to Ravan dahan!

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An artist paints an effigy of Ravan in Nagpur. (Source: PTI)
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Revellers gather during a religious procession ahead of Dussehra festival in Allahabad. The Hindu festival celebrates the victory of good over evil. (Source: AP)
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Municipal workers immerse an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga in the waters of the river Brahmaputra on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati, India October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Lady passengers performed bhondala on occassion of Navratri and Dussehra at the Badlapur station on Monday. (Express Photo Deepak Joshi)
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People purchasing flowers and various items on the eve of the Dussehra festival in Kalyan, Mumbai. (Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)
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Actors playing Ravan, Hanuman, Ram, Seeta and Laxman at the Ramleela show at Malad. (Express Photo by Dilip Kagda)
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Artistans prepare effigies of the 10-headed demon god Ravan in preparation for the upcoming Dussehra festival in New Delhi. The effigies will be burned during the festival, symbolising the victory of good over evil. (Source: AP)
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With flowers and garlands a huge part of the celebrations for Dussehra, there was a heavy rush at the Dadar flower market to purchase flowers – mainly marigold – for the puja in Mumbai on Monday. (Express photo by Kevin DSouza)
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Gurgaon : Women participate in Sindur Khela (playing with vermilion powder) at a puja pandal on the last day of Durga puja celebrations in Gurgaon on Tuesday. PTI Photo (PTI10_11_2016_000206B)

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An artist gives finishing touches to an effigy of Ravan ahead of Dussera Festival at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai. (Source: PTI)
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A labourer rests near an effigy of the demon king Ravana on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar. (Source: PTI)
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An effigy representing Pakistan erected with the effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbkaran on the eve of Dussehra celebrations in Patiala. (Source: PTI)
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Amritsar: Labourers work on the head of an effigy with portraits of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed on it, on the eve of Dussehra festival in Amritsar on Monday. PTI Photo (PTI10_10_2016_000167B)
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Hindu women takes a selfie in front of an idol of goddess Durga on the last day of Durga Puja festival in in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. The festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by lion-riding, 10-armed goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
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Police personnel perform a puja of their weapons to mark ‘Shastra Pujan’ on the occasion of Dussehra, in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Express Photo By-Ganesh Shirsekar 11/10/2016

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