• Short Summary

    HINDUS ALL OVER INDIA HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THE DESSHERA FESTIVAL THIS MONTH.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE?

  • Description

    HINDUS ALL OVER INDIA HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THE DESSHERA FESTIVAL THIS MONTH.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE FESTIVAL -- THE RESTAGING OF THE EPIC OF RAMAYANA -- ATTRACTED THOUSANDS TO DELHI ON FRIDAY (25 OCTOBER).

    THE RAMAYANA PROCESSION CELEBRATION THE TRIUMPH OF GOOD OVER EVIL -- INCLUDED FLOATS AND THE CHARACTERS FROM THE RAMAYAN LEGEND.

    THREE OF THE CENTRAL CHARACTERS OF THE LEGEND ARE THE DEMON KING RAVANA, HIS BROTHER KUMBHKARANA AND HIS SON MEGHNATH WHO CAPTURED RAMAYANA'S DAUGHTER, SITA. EFFIGIES OF THE THREE DEMONS WERE BURNED AT SUNSET. THE BURNING BODIES EXPLODED IN FIREWORKS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7L9UH6LD88D8P63OJIEZ85ZSW
    Media URN:
    VLVA7L9UH6LD88D8P63OJIEZ85ZSW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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