Global  

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

Video Credit: ANI - Duration: 02:40s - Published
COVID: 'Ravana' effigy makers stare at losses as Dussehra nears

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, we are not getting orders.

Earlier, we used to send effigies to Australia and other countries as well," said an effigy maker.

'Dasara' is celebrated at the end of Navratri every year.


You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Vijayadashami Vijayadashami Annual Hindu festival, celebrated at the end of Navaratri

Bihar Assembly Elections 2020: Rahul Gandhi takes jibe at Modi, says PM's effigies burnt on Dussehra, not Ravan's

Addressing a rally in Bihar's Balmiki Nagar, the Congress leader said that now the Prime Minister does not say in speeches that he will give jobs to two crore..
DNA
Watch: Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn, Meghnad burnt in Kolkata [Video]

Watch: Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn, Meghnad burnt in Kolkata

Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn and Meghnad burnt at Kolkata's Salt Lake as part of Vijayadashami celebrations on October 26. The 10th day of Sharad Navratri is celebrated as Dussehra or Vijayadashami. The effigies of Ravan burnt in open fields to symbolises the victory of good over evil.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:33Published
Watch: Mysuru city lits up on occasion of 'Dasara' [Video]

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 restrain this year.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:28Published

Coronavirus disease 2019 Coronavirus disease 2019 Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Premature baby Jorgito beats COVID-19 [Video]

Premature baby Jorgito beats COVID-19

Finding hope amid the coronavirus pandemic in Peru, after baby Jorgito, born three-months premature and also beats the odds to recovers from COVID-19. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:59Published

How do I vote in my state in the 2020 election?

COVID-19 is changing the way we'll cast our ballots this year, with many searching for absentee options. Here's CBS News' look at voting across the U.S. —..
CBS News

Trump Jr. says COVID deaths are "almost nothing" on day when 1,000 died

Trump Jr. said the U.S. has "gotten control of this thing" on a record-breaking day of new cases.
CBS News

New COVID-19 cases continue to rise in 25 states, setting new infection records

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in some parts of the country at an alarming rate of one new case nearly every second. Adriana Diaz reports.
CBS News

Live Updates: COVID-19 cases hit record high in U.S.

More than 88,000 new cases were reported in a single day – an all-time high in the pandemic.
CBS News

Ravana Ravana King of Lanka in the Hindu epic Ramayana

People in Jaipur to burn COVID themed effigies this Dussehra [Video]

People in Jaipur to burn COVID themed effigies this Dussehra

COVID-19 is leaving no stone unturned to play spoilsport. Dussehra celebrations will not be as grand as before this year. Ravana effigy makers from Rajasthan's Jaipur are also feeling the brunt. According to a Ravana effigies maker, people are not coming to buy their effigies; they are only able to sell small effigies. He said that COVID-19 themed effigies are in demand.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:36Published

Delhi Delhi Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital

Commissioner of Police felicitates meritorious students of Delhi Police Public Schools [Video]

Commissioner of Police felicitates meritorious students of Delhi Police Public Schools

S.N Shrivastava, Commissioner Delhi Police, felicitated the meritorious students of Delhi Police Public Schools who secured exceptionally good marks in Class XII, NEET and JEE at Police headquarters. Teachers and students from all the three schools were also present virtually to witness the ceremony. 25 students were awarded merit certificates, cash rewards and trophies for their achievements. 11 among these 25 students are wards of Delhi Police personnel. LG award and Rajesh IPS award for the best student of the year was also presented to class XII students. Other than school toppers, stream toppers and achievers in NEET and JEE were also rewarded. On this occasion, the Commissioner of Police commended the Principal of the schools as well as the school faculty for putting sincere efforts with dedication, which resulted in getting excellent results. These schools are run as welfare measures for police personnel by the Police Foundation for Education, Delhi.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:13Published

Good news for commuters: Travel using same card in both Delhi, Noida Metros soon

In order to avoid any kind of technical issue, the Metro authorities are planning to start the system only once they have successfully conducted the trials.
DNA

Delhi records its coldest October night in 26 years at 12.5 degree celsius on Thursday

Delhi witnessed its coldest night in the month of October on Thursday with minimum temperature dropping to 12.5 degree celsius. Prior to this, the coldest..
DNA

Centre sets up permanent panel to tackle Delhi-NCR air pollution

After a succession of committees and court directions failed to halt deterioration in the capital’s air quality, the Centre has decided to set up a new..
IndiaTimes

Navaratri Navaratri Annual Hindu festival

Vrindavan's Banke Bihari temple reopens for devotees again amid COVID-19 guidelines

The temple had reopened on October 17, the first day of 'Navratri', but a huge crowd gathered, posing a major challenge to the temple committee,
DNA
EJ Espresso: PM Modi & Rahul Gandhi in Bihar; Malaika's fitness mantra revealed [Video]

EJ Espresso: PM Modi & Rahul Gandhi in Bihar; Malaika's fitness mantra revealed

PM and Rahul to enter battleground Bihar today. Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine cleared for Phase 3 trials. Eros Now apologises for 'vulgar' Navratri campaign. And Malaika's fitness mantra revealed as she turns 47. All the news and updates for you in this editorji playlist.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 05:11Published
#BoycottErosNow trends after pervy Navratri posts; when naughty turns raunchy [Video]

#BoycottErosNow trends after pervy Navratri posts; when naughty turns raunchy

Eros Now has stirred a massive controversy with raunchy social media posts around the Hindu festival of Navratri. The posts, which have now been taken down, have created a massive furore on social media with #BoycottErosNow becoming one of the top Twitter trends. Eros Now has now issued an apology and said that they did not intend to hurt anyone’s emotions. This comes close on the heels of Tanishq pulling down one of its advertisements after it faced anger on social media. In Focus today, Dilip Cherian, Prahlad Kakkar & Kaveree Bamzai speak on the issue of creative freedom and the line between witty & outright offensive.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 08:49Published

Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Durga Puja 2020: Idol makers suffer huge losses amid COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

Durga Puja 2020: Idol makers suffer huge losses amid COVID-19 pandemic

Business of idol makers in Guwahati remained affected ahead of Durga Puja due to COVID-19 pandemic. Idol makers are suffering huge loss this year. An Idol maker said, "We are suffering huge losses this..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:49Published