Ending the nine-day battle between Ram and Ravan, Dussehra is finally here. This day is also celebrated as Vijaya Dashami and Bijoya among Bengalis, marking the end of Durga Puja. According to mythology, there are two parallel stories - one, Durga has finally killed the demon king Mahishasur, and the other wherein she departs the earth for her heavenly abode. Hence, the concept of Visarjan. All these stories combines make for a gala celebration on Dussehra. Click through for a glimpse of how the festival is being celebrated.
People celebrate Dussehra at Girgaum Chowpatty on Tuesday evening on the Express photo by Dilip Kagda.