What are the different names of dussehra in different states ?
Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, is celebrated under various names in different states of India. In West Bengal, it’s called “Durga Puja” and marks the victory of Goddess Durga over Mahishasura. In the southern state of Karnataka, it’s known as “Dasara” and features grand processions and cultural events. In the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, it’s called “Kullu Dussehra” and is celebrated with unique rituals. These regional variations highlight the diverse cultural tapestry of India’s celebrations.