After a fruitful Navratri, it is time for the celebration of good over evil. Dussehra 2022 will be observed this year on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. The festival commemorates the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana and Goddess Durga over Mahishasur.
Every year, the burning of Ravan effigies is a public spectacle in Delhi and the perfect way to celebrate Dussehra with your family. Here are the best 6 places where you can witness the Ravan Dahan in Delhi.
Red Fort Ground
Telugu star Prabhas, who is currently in the news for his portrayal of Raghava or Lord Ram in the upcoming film "Adipirush", will undertake the burning of Ravana at the Lal Qila Ground in the national capital.
The Lav Kush Ramlila Committee is acknowledged as being Delhi's oldest committee in 1979. Since then, the group has planned several popular Ramleela celebrations ending with the Ravan Dahan at Delhi's Red Fort grounds. The burning of Ravan's effigy on Vijay Dashmi represents the triumph of good over evil.
Ramlila Ground, Ajmeri Gate, New Delhi
You can visit Ramlila Maidan, located at Ajmeri Gate to enjoy the Ravan dahan. A massive effigy of Ravana is burnt here every year on Dussehra. A vibrant Dussehra Mela takes place here at Ramlila ground, Ajmeri Gate which is another reason to visit here. Ravan Dahan ceremony will be held here during the evening on Wednesday, October 5 2022.
Janakpuri Ramlila Ground, New Delhi
Visit the Janakpuri Ramlila grounds for a spectacular fireworks display where the effigies of Ravana, his brother Kumbhakarna, and his son Meghnada—three demons from the Ramayana are burnt followed by fireworks.
Ramlila Ground, Sadar Bazaar, Delhi Cantt
Ramlila is an annual event that DCRWA organizes at the Delhi cantonment. The Ramleela and other events are held here for the public. It is situated in the heart of Sadar Bazaar, behind Gurudwara Sahib and close to Geeta Ashram Mandir. The celebration cause traffic congestion so plan your trip accordingly.
JLN stadium, New Delhi
Dussehra celebration at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium is one of the most notable events in South Delhi during the year. When the sun sets on Vijay Dashmi, the Ravan effigy is raised in blazing flares, followed by fireworks. People from all over Delhi NCR come to JLN stadium to catch this.
DDA Ground, NSP, Pitampura
DDA Ground in Pitampura is one of the oldest places where Ramlila has been celebrated for years in Delhi. If you plan to catch Ravan Dahan in Delhi, visit this place to make the most of Dussehra.