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In Jaipur, each and every festival is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm. The same hold true for Dusshera, also known as Vijaydashmi, which celebrates the victory of good over evil. The entire Jaipur city shines with colourful Dandiya night programs for nine long days and then on the tenth day of Dusshera, all Dusshera Maidans in the city witness crowds of spectators to watch Ravan Dahan.

Here we bring you a list of the top 6 places to watch Ravan Dahan in Jaipur this Dusshera on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Visit any of these to fully enjoy Dusshera celebrations in Jaipur.

1. Dusshera Maidan, Adarsh Nagar – 105 ft. Ravan

Watch the Jaipur city’s highest Ravan effigy burn to flames at Dusshera Maidan in Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur. The Dusshera fair organised by Rajasthan Patrika and Roshan Motors here is one of the most celebrated ones in the city. Other than Ravan Dahan, this event will also include attractive fireworks, tempting stalls, swings for kids to enjoy and other entertainment activities as well.

Where: Dusshera Maidan, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur

When: October 11, 2016

Timings: 5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Organised by: Rajasthan Patrika and Roshan Motors (Tata-Hyundai)

2. Dusshera Maidan, Vidhyadhar Nagar - The Highest Ravan Effigy in the City

Rajasthan Patrika and Vidhyadhar Nagar Dusshera Mela Samiti, Jaipur have together organised 'Vijayotsav 2016' on Tuesday, 11th October, 2016. Effigies of Ravan, Meghnad and Kumbhkaran would be burnt during this Dusshera fair. They have the highest Ravan effigy in Jaipur, which is 120 ft. high, whereas the effigies of Meghnad and Kumbhkaran are 75 ft. high each.

However, the main attraction of Dusshera Mela at Vidhyadhar Nagar will be actor Ashish Sharma, who played the role of Lord Rama in ‘Siya ke Ram TV serial.

Other attractions include attractive fireworks and stalls, impressive lighting, anchor Man (President, Rajasthan Anchors Association), singer Vinay Sharma (Sur Sargam fame), anchor Abhi and Parth (playing various characters), singer Amit David (Indian Idol fame), Magician Dance Group and more.

Where: Dusshera Maidan, Vidhyadhar Nagar, Jaipur

When: October 11, 2016

Major attraction: actor Ashish Sharma, Ram from ‘Siya ke Ram

For stalls, contact: Mukesh +91-9694098376, +91-9694098391

3. Pratap Nagar, Sanganer - Vishal Dusshera Mela

Pratap Nagar’s Vikas Samiti and Rajasthan Patrika present a huge Dusshera fair titled ‘Vishal Dusshera Mela’ this Dusshera on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Reach the venue to watch Ravan Dahan. Other attractions of this Dusshera Fair in the city include Shastra Puja, cultural program, orchestra, food stalls and stalls of other items.

Where: Bhairu Ji Circle, Sector 16, Kumbha Marg, Pratap Nagar, Sanganer

When: October 11, 2016

Timings: 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m.

For stall booking, contact: +9414386591, +91-9314633249

4. Rashtrapati Maidan, Shastri Nagar – Vishal Dusshera Mela

Dusshera Mela Samiti, Shastri Nagar and Rajasthan Patrika present Vishal Dusshera Mela at Shastri Nagar this Dusshera. You can enjoy relishing tasty snacks at different food stalls during the fair. Other attractions include ice-cream stalls, swings, entertainment options, Ram Darbar, mesmerizing fireworks and Ravan Dahan, burning the effigy of Ravan.

Where: Rashtrapati Maidan, Shastri Nagar, Jaipur

When: October 11, 2016

For stall bookings, contact: Anil Bhambani +91-9414241787

5. Ram Leela Ground – Another popular Ravan Dahan Program

The Ravan Dahan program organised at Ram Leela Ground, Raja Park is quite popular among Jaipurites.

Where: Ram Leela Ground, Raja Park, Jaipur

When: October 11, 2016

6. Aarawali Marg V.T. Road, Mansarovar

 

 


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