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Dussehra_ making and breaking the Ravana

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With Dussehra around, there's a lot happening in the air. The painters are infusing life into the raw monsters, painting mustaches, giving jumbo like styles to the effigies, which keep emerging in the forms of Ravana, Kumbkarna and Meghnath.

For many years now, the artisans come to city almost a month ahead of Dussehra for preparing the effigies. Their confident expressions and artistic hands keep moving fast wrapping coloured papers on the Skeltons of bamboo sticks. While giving final touches to these effigies, the artists gaze convincingly on their subjects and nod with a big grin. The master craftsman keeps giving directions for doing something here and fixing something there.

As the festival of Dussehra is approaching, India is preparing for the occasion with enthusiasm and fanfare. The festival is celebrated with much gusto in this city of temples. Crackers are burst and the key city squares are illuminated. Special feasts remain the key feature of the festivity. An abridged dramatisation of the Ramayana – The Ramlila – is enacted with much public fervour in India during the festivities.

There are many small and big theatre groups, which stage Ramlila in different parts of the city. After staging a series of episodes of Lord Rama’s life, highlighting the spirit of love and affection, commitment to duties, respect for elders, loyalty towards relations, the burning of the effigies of Ravana on Vijayadashami, signifying the victory of good over evil, is the finale of Navratra celebrations.

Source :www.merinews.com

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