Ravana's effigy of 70 feet will be burnt in Patna's Gandhi Maidan, CM Nitish Kumar will perform the aarti of Shri Ram
Under the aegis of the Dussehra Committee, the Ravana slaughter ceremony will be organized at Gandhi Maidan in the capital on October 5. Many ministers including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav will participate in the program. The program will start at 4.30 pm. The effigy of Ravana will be burnt at five o'clock in the evening. Dussehra Committee President Kamal Nopani and Secretary Arun Kumar jointly told that after two years, the Ravana slaughter ceremony is going to be organized at Gandhi Maidan. A large number of people will come to this function not only from the capital but from every nook and corner of the state. Five lakh people from across the state are expected to participate in the program this year.
Chief Minister will perform the aarti of Lord Shri Ram
After touring different areas of the capital, the tableau of Shri Ram and Lakshman will enter Gandhi Maidan. After the arrival of the tableau, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will perform the aarti of Lord Shri Ram and brother Laxman. With this, the Ravana slaughter ceremony will begin.
The event will have eco-friendly fireworks
Committee chairman Kamal Nopani said that this year there will be a 70 feet effigy of Ravana at Gandhi Maidan. There will be 65 feet of Meghnath and 60 feet of Kumbhkaran. The construction of the effigy is in the final stage. The mannequin is being made by the skilled artists of Gaya. Mannequins are made from cloth, bamboo, paper, rope, etc. in Gandhi Maidan itself.
Golden Lanka will be on two floors
Sone ki Lanka to be built at Gandhi Maidan this year will be two-storeyed. It will be decorated lavishly. Ashok Vatika will be constructed inside Lanka itself, where Sita Ji will be seated.
Parents put the slip in the child's pocket
Dussehra committee members Suresh Jhunjhunwala and Ajay Gupta said that while bringing the child to Gandhi Maidan, parents must put a slip of name and phone number in their pants or shirt pocket. With this, if the child is forgotten at Gandhi Maidan, he will be easily traced. With the name and number, it can be delivered to the parents.