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Vijayadashmi celebrated in Marathwada with religious fervour


Vijayadashmi, tenth day of Navratri Utsav symbol of victory of good over evil day also considered as one of the three and half 'Muhurat' being celebrated in the eight district of the region with Hindus community across Marathwada region with traditional fervour and enthusiasm. Reports from all the district headquarters in the region here stated that, since morning peoples are seen to purchase marigold flowers for making garlands to put in front of their respective entrance doors and vehicles and 'gold leaf' to distribute each other later by this evening after meeting to each other and exchanging their wishes. 

As a muhurt peoples thronged in to markets to buy clothes pooja articles and sweet. The jewelry shops, electronics shops, two and four wheeler agencies also making lot of business on the eye of Dussehra. The nine-day-long Navratri festival which began on October 10 with 'Ghatsthapna' (installation of the idol of Goddess) at two 'Shaktipeets' in Marathwada region, including Mahur's 'Renuka Mata' in Nanded district and 'Maa Tuljabhavai' at Tuljapur in Osmanabad district which are the two 'Shaktipeets' out of 52 in thecountry concluding today in view of Dashmi falling on Thursday. Procession of immersion of installed goddess idols has been started by this afternoon on this occasion.

Around 15 lakhs devotees each from state and neighbouring states visited the these temple for 'Darshan' of Goddess Renuka and Tulja Bhavai during the nine-day long festival, said temple sources. In Aurangabad procession of 'Balaji Palkhi' being taken out in premises of the Karnapura Tulja Bhavani temple as well as Chouraha and Raja bazar in the city. Later, this evening effigies of Ravana, Indrajit and Kumbakarna effigies will burnt at different places includingRamlila ground and Waluj locality and several places across the region.

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