Vijayadashami (IAST: Vijayadaśamī) also known as Dussehra, Dasara or Dashain is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year. It is observed on the tenth day in the Hindu calendar month of Ashvin and Kartik, the sixth and seventh month of the Hindu Luni-Solar Calendar respectively, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.
Also called : Dashahra, Dasara, Navaratri
Significance : Celebrates the victory of good over evil
Celebrations : Marks the end of Durga Puja and Ramlila
Observances : pandals (stages), plays, community gathering, recitation of scriptures, puja,fasting, immersion of idols or burning of Ravana. Date : Ashvin (September or October) 2020 date : 25 October (Sunday) 2021 date : 15 October (Fri)