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Dussehra Celebrations and Ravan Dahan Venues in Delhi

October 1, 2019

Here comes the time when the entire country will celebrate the victory of good over evil. Towering effigies of demon King Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran blazed and crackled in fiery splendor as Dussehra, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil, will be celebrated across the country with fanfare and traditional fervor. So, here are the best places to watch Ravan Dahan in Delhi.

Sampoorna Ramlila

ramlila Performing for the 62nd year in a row, this is one of the oldest Ramlilas, with some actors travelled from abroad to perform here. Also this was the first ever Ramlila to be telecast on television. Chief Guest Shri L. K. Advani (Former Dy. Prime Minister & Member of the Lok Sabha) inaugurated the  Ramlila on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018. This year’s Ramlila is dedicated to former Prime Minister Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Where: Lawns, Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, 1, Copernicus Marg

Nav Shri Dharmik Leela

ramlila With a 160 ft wide stage to depict the Ramlila, the Raavan dahan at this Ramlila will have an effigy titled #metoo, to raise awareness against the on going debates on sexual harassment. Where: 15 August Park, opp. Shri Digamber Jain Lal Mandir, Near Red Fort  

Ramlila Maidan Ajmeri Gate

ramlila-maidan Organized by Shri Ram Lila Committee, Dussehra celebrations here are grand. Giant effigies of Ravan are burnt every year followed by a fireworks show, music and dance.

Where: Ramlila Maidan, Asaf Ali Road, Ajmeri Gate (near New Delhi Railway Station), Delhi

Red Fort Ground

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Lav Kush Ramlila Committee is one of the oldest committees in Delhi, was established in the year 1979. Since its inception, the committee has been organizing Ramlila shows and Ravan Dahan at Red Fort, Delhi. On the day of Vijay Dashmi, the effigy of demon king Ravan is burnt to symbolize the triumph of good over evil. Lot of celebrities across the country take part in this celebration.

Where: Red Fort Ground at the Red Fort.

Subhash Maidan

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If you haven’t yet witnessed the Ravan Dahan celebration at Subhash Maidan, then you must definitely not give it a miss this year. As the effigies will be set ablaze amid chants in praise of Lord Ram, people can witness spectacular fireworks which will illuminate the sky.

Where: Subhash Maidan (Parade Ground), opposite the Old Lajpat Rai Market near the Red Fort

 

Ramlila Maidan Keshav puram

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Shri Ram Dharmik leela Committee, Tri Nagar has achieved the recognition as one of the favorite organization in the North Delhi. Every year, they continue with the age old tradition of burning effigies of Ravan and remind us that good always triumphs over evil.

Where: Ramlila Maidan(V.V.I.P. Park) Keshav Puram, Delhi

 

Sampurna Ramayan @DDA Ground NSP Pitampura

celebrate-dussehra-at-pitampura-ram-leela-ground Performed by students of NSD, the title song sung by Udit Narayan and Raavan's introduction sung by Kailash Kher, this depiction is performed in all of 3 hours, Broadway style. The narration has been extended by actor Mukesh Khanna. Where: Netaji Subhash Place, Pitampura  

Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium

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Dussehra at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium is considered to be the best in South Delhi. On Vijay Dashmi, as soon as the sun starts going down, the effigy of Ravan goes up in fiery flames, leaving behind a dazzling explosion of firecrackers for the cheering spectators. 

Where: Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, Delhi

 

Dwarka Sri Ramlila Society

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Want to see 'Ravan Dahan' of awe-inspiring proportions this Dussehra, head to Dwarka where tall effigies of the mythical king, his brother Kumbhakaran and son Meghnad is getting readied to go up in flames in a stunning spectacle.

Where: Sector-10, Dwarka, New Delhi

 

DDA Grounds Patparganj

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DDA Grounds near National Victor School in Patparganj organizes grand Ravan Dahan on the day of Dussehra. Effigies of Ravan, Meghnad, and Kumbhkaran are set on fire and it is a great sight for the viewers to see these effigies burning with a grand display of firecrackers. Chanting of "Jay Shree Ram" can be heard to mark the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana.

Where: DDA Grounds, I.P.Extension, Patparganj, Delhi

 

CBD Ground Karkardooma

ravan-dahan-karkardooma On the day of Vijay Dashmi, the huge crowd turns up at CBD Ground Karkardooma to witness their spectacular show of Ravan Dahan. A huge effigy of Ravan is burnt with a lot of special effects.

Where: CBD Ground Karkardooma, Delhi

   

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