People throng temples on Durgashtami

Published by Shiva Krishna Gundra on October 10, 2016 00:19:01 AM

Dasara festival is being organised in various parts of the city on a grand scale since the past eight days. On the occasion of Durgashtami, people thronged the temples right from morning on Sunday and offered special prayers to Goddess Durga and other deities. The celebrations would conclude with Shamee puja and Ravana Dahanam (burning of the effigy of demon Ravana on the evening of October 11 on Vijaya Dasami.

Amberpet Devasthana Seva Samithi is organising Dandiya (Kolatam) at Amberpet Municipal Grounds from 6.30 to 10 pm on October 10 as part of Dasara festival. The Jammi puja procession and Ravana Dahanam will be held at Amberpet Playground from 6 pm onwards on October 11.

Dasara Sammelan Samithi, Chinthal Basti, will be celebrating Vijaya Dasami at Ramleela Grounds, Chinthal Basti, from 8 pm on October 11.