The auspicious occasion of Vijay Dashami celebrates the victory of good over evil. The festival of Dussehra celebrated on Tuesday marks the end of Navratri festival.This is the day when Lord Ram killed demon king Ravana after a long battle.
PM Modi on Tuesday attended the Dusshera celebrations at Delhi’s Dwarka and witnessed the Ram Leela ahead of ritualistic burning of demon king Ravan’s effigy.
PM was welcomed by the organisers by presenting him a copy of holy book Ramcharitmanas and a set of bow and arrow.. He then performed aarti of Lord Ram, Laksman and Sita.
PM Modi said if we want to understand the power of collective spirit..we must seek inspiration from Bhagwan Krishna and Bhagwan Ram..
Describing India as a land of Shakti Sadhna, PM said in the last nine days we worshipped Maa. Taking that spirit ahead, let us always work towards furthering empowerment as well as dignity of women.
PM Modi also extended his good wishes and greetings on the occasion of Air Force Day.He said, India is phenomenally proud of our Air Force.
Symbolically Prime Minister Modi shot an arrow to set 107-foot Ravana effigy in Dwarka on fire.
He said, this occasion reminds us to defeat the devil within us and let the evil vanish by the virute of the goodness.