The International Dussehra festival has started in which state of India?
The International Dussehra festival has started at in the popular Dhalpur maidan in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. The 7-day festival will begin with Rath Yatra, followed by Nati dance, food, music, rituals, folk flavour of the festivity, etc. According to legend, in the 17th century, Raja Jagat Singh installed an idol of Raghunath on his throne as a mark of penance. After this, god Raghunath was declared as the ruling deity of the Valley. This deity is taken in a Ratha to the Dussehra.