When is Dussehra 2024?

Dussehra 2024 is on Saturday 12th Oct, 2024 (12/10/2024) in 225 days

What is Dussehra?

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 2410 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 2055 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 1671 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1317 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 963 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 580 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 225 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th 128 days ago
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 512 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 867 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 1222 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1605 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 1959 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 2343 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2697 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 3052 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 12, 2024
When? Starts in 225 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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