When is Dussehra 2016?

Dussehra 2016 started on Tuesday 11th Oct, 2016 (11/10/2016) 2358 days ago

What is Dussehra?


The Dussehra festival that marks the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana is also known as Vijayadashami, Dashain or Dasara. Rama killed Ravana on that day. Dussehra, festival celebrated on the tenth day, marks the end of the nine days of Navratri.

During this festival, people decorate the entrances of houses and shops with flower studded strings called "Torans", which means “Floral Gateways ".

At night, the effigies of Meghanad, Kumbhakaran and Ravana are stuffed with firecrackers and set alight.

Dates for Dussehra from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Dussehra is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Dussehra 2030SundayOct 6th in 2749 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 2394 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 2010 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1656 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 1302 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 919 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 564 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th in 210 days
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 173 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 528 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 883 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1266 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 1620 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 2004 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2358 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 2713 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 11, 2016
When? Ended 2358 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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