When is Dussehra 2016?

Dussehra 2016 started on Tuesday 11th Oct, 2016 (11/10/2016) 2616 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 2491 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 2136 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 1752 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1398 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 1044 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 661 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 306 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th 47 days ago
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 431 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 786 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 1141 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1524 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 1878 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 2262 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2616 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 2971 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 11, 2016
When? Ended 2616 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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