When is Dussehra 2018?

Dussehra 2018 started on Friday 19th Oct, 2018 (19/10/2018) 2050 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 2319 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 1964 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 1580 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1226 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 872 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 489 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 134 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th 219 days ago
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 603 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 958 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 1313 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1696 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 2050 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 2434 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2788 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 3143 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 19, 2018
When? Ended 2050 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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