Dussehra is the culmination of Navaratis in India. Popularly known as Vijayadashmi, Dussehra is celebrated with great enthusiasm, all over India. It is observed differently in different parts of the country, depending upon the legend that is followed in each region. In North India, Ramlila forms the highlight of Dusshera, while in south India, it is the triumph of Goddess Durga over Mahishasura that is celebrated. Eastern state of West Bengal has its own story connected to the festival, while in Mysore the concept of Shami tree is centered. Learn about the celebrations of Dussehra in different parts of India, by going through the following lines.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi,President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan were among those present on the occasion.
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