Kota Dussehra/Dasara festival is held at Kota, Rajasthan. Read to know more about the famous Kota Dussehra festival of Rajasthan.
|Significance:||To celebrate Ram's victory over Ravana.|
|Time of Celebration:||For a fortnight on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra, which usually falls in October.|
Dussehra is the beloved festival that is celebrated almost all over India but Dussehra in Kota certainly sets it apart with 75 feet tall effigies of the demons Ravana, Kumbhakarana and Meghnath that are burnt here on Dussehra day. Villagers dress themselves in colorful dresses and offer prayers to Lord Rama. There is a dazzling procession that mesmerizes the onlookers that come here from the surrounding villages and provide a ripe opportunity for the traders to display their wares. Cultural Programmes are organized and one can see the scintillating performances by the prominent artistes who come here from all over the country.