President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday prolonged their greetings to individuals on the event of the Dussehra, also referred to as Vijay Dashami, amid subdued celebrations because of the countrywide restrictions in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. President Kovind mentioned Dussehra “inspires us to walk on the path of morality, goodness and virtue.”
“Hearty congratulations to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashami. Dussehra marks the victory of good over evil. This festival inspires us to walk on the path of morality, goodness and virtue. I wish that this festival brings prosperity and happiness in the lives of the countrymen,” the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.
The Prime Minister additionally took to Twitter to want individuals on Dussehra. “Greetings to everybody on the big day of Vijaya Dashami,” he wrote on Twitter.
Dussehra is widely known on the tenth day of the Navratri pageant with nice enthusiasm throughout the nation.
Individuals mark the event by burning the effigy of Ravan, a mythological demon king within the Hindu epic Ramayana who was defeated by Lord Rama, symbolising that good at all times prevails over evil.
Dussehra additionally signifies eliminating sins or dangerous qualities as every head of the Ravana symbolises one dangerous high quality. Dusshera additionally marks the start of Diwali.
The pageant can also be related to Goddess Durga. It’s mentioned that it was on today that Goddess Durga defeated Mahishasura after a fierce battle that lasted for greater than 9 days. Ladies in West Bengal and different components additionally take part in ‘sindoor khela’ on the final day to bid the goddess a farewell. It includes ladies making use of vermilion (sindoor) on one another after making use of it on the Goddess Durga’s ft and brow and feeding her with sweets and betel leaves.
In the meantime, PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate seven new defence companies, carved out of the Ordnance Manufacturing facility Board (OFB), which was dissolved by the defence ministry earlier this yr. He may even deal with the nation just about in the course of the occasion to mark the event.