About Dussehra 2021:

It is also known as Vijayadashmi and marks the end of the Navratri festival. This year, it will be celebrated on October 15. On Dussehra, several rituals are performed during the Aparahna time like ‘Shami puja’, ‘Aparajita puja’ and ‘Seema avalanghan’. In various places in India, Ravana effigies are burned to signify the victory or destruction of evil along with fireworks.