Dussehra 2021: Ravan Dahan performed across North India to mark victory of good over evil

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Security personnel are seen guarding near the effigies of 10-faced demon king Ravana, his son Meghnath and son Kumbhkarnan ahead of the 'Ravan Dahan' (Burning of Ravan) to mark the occasion of Dussehra, in Amritstar on Friday. AFP
Security personnel are seen guarding near the effigies of 10-faced demon king Ravana, his son Meghnath and son Kumbhkarnan ahead of the 'Ravan Dahan' (Burning of Ravan) to mark the occasion of Dussehra, in Amritstar on Friday. AFP

Security personnel seen standing guard near the effigies of 10-faced demon king Ravana, his son Meghnath and son Kumbhkarnan ahead of the 'Ravan Dahan' (Burning of Ravan) to mark the occasion of Dussehra, in Amritstar on Friday. AFP

Dussehra marks the end of Navratri festival, and the burning of Ravan is performed to celebrate the victory of good (Ram) over evil (Ravan). AFP
Dussehra marks the end of Navratri festival, and the burning of Ravan is performed to celebrate the victory of good (Ram) over evil (Ravan). AFP

Dussehra marks the end of Navratri festival, and the burning of Ravan is performed to celebrate the victory of good (Ram) over evil (Ravan). AFP

An effigy of Ravana is seen burning on the occasion of Dussehra in New Delhi on Friday. AFP
An effigy of Ravana is seen burning on the occasion of Dussehra in New Delhi on Friday. AFP

An effigy of Ravana is seen burning on the occasion of Dussehra in New Delhi on Friday. AFP

In this picture, the Ravan Dahan is seen being performed in Punjab's Ludhiana on Friday. Image: ANI
In this picture, the Ravan Dahan is seen being performed in Punjab's Ludhiana on Friday. Image: ANI

In this picture, the Ravan Dahan is seen being performed in Punjab's Ludhiana on Friday. Image: ANI

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