When is Dussehra 2024?

Dussehra 2024 is on Saturday 12th Oct, 2024 (12/10/2024) in 82 days

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 2267 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 1912 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 1528 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1174 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 820 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 437 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 82 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th 271 days ago
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 655 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 1010 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 1365 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1748 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 2102 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 2486 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2840 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 3195 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 12, 2024
When? Starts in 82 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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