12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
Dussehra Festival

Spectators raise their hands as effigy of king Ravana's brother is burnt during Dussehra festivities in New Delhi, India. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Hindu god Rama over Ravana. The burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil, brings the festivities to an end.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Delhi, India
Camera: Canon EOS 500D
Copyright: © Rajat Gupta