|Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, is a significant Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year. It is a festival that signifies the victory of good over evil. Here are some places where Dusshera is famous: 1. Mysore: Mysore Dussehra is a royal festival celebrating the victory of Truth over Evil. The city is known for its grand Dussehra celebrations. The Mysore Palace is illuminated for a whole month during Dussehra and a grand procession (Jumboo Savari) is held on the streets of Mysore which attracts a large audience. 2. Shirdi: In Shirdi, Dussehra is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion. The day is considered very auspicious for Sai Baba devotees. Special prayers and rituals are performed in the Sai Baba temple. 3. Delhi: In Delhi, Dussehra is celebrated with great pomp and show. Huge effigies of Ravana, Meghnad, and Kumbhakarna are burnt in open grounds. Plays enacting the story of Ramayana, known as Ram Lila, are also performed. 4. Ayodhya: In Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, Dussehra holds a special place. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and grandeur. The city is decorated beautifully and a large fair is held. The highlight of the celebration is the re-enactment of the Ramayana called Ram Lila. The effigies of Ravana, Meghnad, and Kumbhakarna are burnt on Dussehra. 5. Other parts of Uttar Pradesh: In other parts of Uttar Pradesh, Dussehra is celebrated with great fervor. In Kanpur, a grand fair is held at the Parade Ground, and in Lucknow, the Aishbagh Ramleela is famous. In Varanasi, Ram Lila is performed in a traditional way in Ramnagar and it lasts for a month. In general, Dussehra in Uttar Pradesh is marked by processions, theatrical enactments of Ramayana, music, and dance. The burning of the effigies of Ravana signifies the destruction of evil and the victory of good, and it is the highlight of the festival.