Ravan burning

Yet again India witnessed the effigy-burning of Ravana during the festival of Dussehra. This is how the stage was set initially with Ravana in the middle and Kumbhkaran (Ravana’s brother) and Meghnath (Ravana’s son) on the sides:

Ravana in the middle
Ravana in the middle

Some pictures of the fireworks that happened to initiate the ceremony:

Fireworks 1
Fireworks 1

Fireworks 2
Fireworks 2

Fireworks 3
Fireworks 3

Fireworks 4
Fireworks 4

Fireworks 5
Fireworks 5

In short the story goes as below: Ravana kidnaps Sita, the wife of Rama. Rama launches a battle, and after a few days of fighting, is face to face with Ravana on the day of Dussehra. He shoots a burning arrow and Ravana turns into a fireball:

The Fireball
The Fireball

This is what remains a bit later:

Remains
Remains

So Ravana is killed by Rama, and Sita saved. For more details visit the Wikipedia link.
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