Dussehra festival celebrated by Hindus in all over India. It is also known as vijayadashami. Vijay means “victory” and Dashmi means “tenth day”. In the Hindu mythology, it is considered to be one of the most auspicious times when one’s faith towards the good is again established. This is the end of one’s evilness, bringing faith and prosperity and good times in a person’s life. Vijay Dashmi is one which signifies the real meaning of good and symbolizes the path of righteousness. This is celebrated on the tenth day of ashwin month every year throughout India.
Throughout navratri, Ramleela is organized in many parts of the country and people enjoy the enactment of the play based on Ramayana. Dussehra festival is also known as durga pooja and in eastern part of India people worship goddess durga all the nine days and celebrate it was on the day that the demon mahisasura was killed by the goddess.
The people of north India celebrate dussehra by burning the effigy of Ravana, Kumbhakarna, Meghnath and it is the commencement of the play based on the epic, Ramayana. Fireworks and crackers are placed inside the effigies. There is a final day and there is usually a fete organized and enjoyed by the people. A chariot carrying Shree Ram, Sita and Lakshaman passes through the crowd and the person enacting ram aims an arrow to burn the effigies one by one.
However, in India festivals are celebrated by all Indians, regardless of being a Hindu or belonging to any other religion. There is spirit of brotherhood seen during festival seasons.