Dussehra celebrations which mark the victory of virtue over vice was celebrated with zeal and fervor in Jammu. The 3 effigies depicting the evil were flamed to ashes at numerous places in Jammu. The major venue, Parade Ground observed huge gathering of all age groups who enjoyed the celebration with enthusiasm. The culmination of the festival was led by Jhankis which passed through various parts of the city before reaching the venue. Jhankis of Lord Rama, Shree Lakshman, Maa Sita and Shri Hanuman ji were taken out in the city starting from Rani Park to Parade Ground via Raghunath Bazar around 4:30 PM. The historical Rath of Lord Rama then reached Parade Ground to set the effigies on fire.
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