The Dussehra is an important Hindu festival. The significance of Dussehra festival lies in its religious value. It teaches us that good triumph over evil. It is celebrated all over the country in honour of Rama’s victory over Ravana. It generally comes off in the month of October.
The Dussehra festival is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the country. In the Punjab, celebrations continue for about ten days. Learned pundits recites the stories from the Ramayana. People listen to it with great reverence. Almost in every town, Ram Lila is staged for several nights. Thousands of people go to enjoy it.