Oct 22, 2023, 04:49 PM IST
Dussehra is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Hindus in India. According to mythology, on this day, Lord Ram had demon king Ravan of Lanka, and Goddess Durga killed demon Mahishasura and saved the earth from his tyranny. Here are the must-visit places in Delhi-NCR where Ravan effigy-burning is a grand affair.
Ramlila Ground is one of the most iconic spots in Delhi-NCR to witness the festive spirit of Dussehra. Here you can experience the burning with impressive costumes, food and performances.
People who live in South Delhi can enjoy the Dussehra celebrations at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The sight of burning effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbhkaran is a lively affair to add to your memories.
Subhash Maidan became one of the most popular tourist destinations in Delhi during the Dussehra festival. Many eminent personalities also visit this place to see Ramlila and Ravan Dahan. It is also a good shopping place in Delhi during Dussehra.
Janakpuri Ramlila Ground is another must-visit spot to celebrate Dussehra in Delhi. Here, the effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbhkaran are burnt with special effects.
Red Fort is another major spot in Delhi to witness the Dussehra celebrations. The programmes begin at 7 in the evening and go up till midnight.