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Saurav Ganguly to burn 50-feet-tall Ravana effigy on Dussehra

Saurav Ganguly to burn 50-feet-tall Ravana effigy on Dussehra

Kolkata, Sep 30 (UNI) Keeping up with the tradition of burning the tallest effigy in the city of joy during Dussehra, Salt Lake Sanskritik Sansad Committee & Sanmarg is all set to burn a 50-feet tall Ravana and 40 feet effigies of Meghnad and Kumbhakaran at the Central Park (Salt Lake), here.
The main objective of this event is to provide a vibrant interface between the citizens and the rich culture & tradition of West Bengal.
The event is expected to draw thousands of devotees, who will throng the grounds to witness the annual ritual - the burning of an effigy of demon king Ravan. Many people of Hindu faith observe Dussehra through special prayer meetings and food offerings to the gods at home or in temples throughout India. They also hold outdoor fairs and large parades with effigies of the demon king Ravana, which are burnt on bonfires in the evening. Idols of goddess Durga are immersed in

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