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Annual Hindu festival, celebrated at the end of Navaratri

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Vijayadashami: Annual Hindu festival, celebrated at the end of Navaratri
Vijayadashami also known as Dussehra, Dasara or Dashain, is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year. It is observed on the tenth day in the Hindu calendar month of Ashvin, the seventh month of the Hindu Luni-Solar Calendar, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

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Watch: Mysuru city lits up on occasion of 'Dasara'

Mysuru city illuminated on occasion of 'Dasara' on Oct 26. 'Dasara' is one of the prominent festivals of the region. However, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 'Dasara' festival is celebrated with little..

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No comparison between Uddhav's Hindutva and RSS Hindutva: BJP leader Ashish Shelar [Video]

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashish Shelar said that Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray can't compare his Hindutva with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)'s Hindutva. "Shiv Sena's..

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Watch: Sanjay Dutt performs Dussehra puja after cancer recovery [Video]

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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was seen performing an elaborate puja on the occasion of Dussehra. The actor was seen doing aarti while several priests sang devotional songs. The actor’s wife Maanayata..

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Hindu festival season scaled down due to coronavirus [Video]

Hindu festival season scaled down due to coronavirus

The colourful Hindu festivals of Durga Puja and Dussehra have been scaled down this year in India due to the coronavirus pandemic.View on euronews

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'India's response to China...': RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Ladakh tension [Video]

'India's response to China...': RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Ladakh tension

Mohan Bhagwat, Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), spoke on the ongoing tension with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. He said that India's response had..

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Centre announces Rs 3,737 cr bonus for 30 lakh employees amid festive season [Video]

Centre announces Rs 3,737 cr bonus for 30 lakh employees amid festive season

The government on Wednesday decided to give Rs 3,737 crore bonus to 30.67 lakh central government employees to encourage spending during the festival season and add to demand in the economy. The..

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COVID: 'Ravana' effigy makers stare at losses as Dussehra nears [Video]

COVID: 'Ravana' effigy makers stare at losses as Dussehra nears

The festival of Dussehra is approaching, however, this year the essence of festival has faded due to COVID pandemic. Ravana makers in Delhi are bearing the brunt financially. "Due to the health crisis,..

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Devotees queue up outside Mathura's Banke Bihari Mandir on 1st day of Navratri [Video]

Devotees queue up outside Mathura's Banke Bihari Mandir on 1st day of Navratri

Devotees queue up outside famous Banke Bihari Temple in UP's Mathura on the 1st day of Navratri. The temple has re-opened on October 17 after months of lockdown. People were seen flouting COVID..

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Navratri: CM Yogi offers prayers at Devi Patan Mandir in UP's Balrampur [Video]

Navratri: CM Yogi offers prayers at Devi Patan Mandir in UP's Balrampur

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at Devi Patan Temple on the first day of Navratri. He also visited gaushala and fed fodders to the cows. Navratri is being celebrated across..

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Ram Leela rehearsal begins in Lucknow, artists to follow COVID guidelines [Video]

Ram Leela rehearsal begins in Lucknow, artists to follow COVID guidelines

Rehearsals began at Ram Leela Maidan in Lucknow ahead of Dussehra. The artists were seen rehearsing for their performance as the program will telecast online due to COVID-19. Secretary of Ram Leela..

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Locals to celebrate 'virtual' Dussehra this year in Bengaluru [Video]

Locals to celebrate 'virtual' Dussehra this year in Bengaluru

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, people decided to celebrate Dussehra from their homes in Bengaluru and due to this, the sales of idols have hit by nearly 50% in the city. Earlier, idol sellers were facing..

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