While Dussehra ended in rest parts of the country on Vijayadashmi, the weeklong Dussehra festivities of Kullu started on Sunday with the rath yatra of the Lord Raghunath in presence of just eight deities and a limited number of people. While Kullu Dussehra Committee had sent invitations to 331 deities and thousands of people were

290 deities have been invited to mark their presence during 7-day-long international Dussehra festivities in Kullu starting from October 24, an official said. Kullu Dussehra festival committee president Khimi Ram Sharma said that arrangements are being made for the stay of the palanquins of deities, their followers, security, traffic system, health facilities, law and order,

The entire country celebrated Dussehra after burning effigies of Ravana and his brothers on October 6, but Kullu on Wednesday celebrated unique Dussehra after burning shrubs and grass to denote burning of Lanka. The seven-day-long Dussehra festivities of Kullu concluded with burning of Lanka. Accompanied by 226 deities, chariot of lord Raghunath ji was pulled

Hotels in Kullu have fully occupied while occupancy rate in hotels in Manali have gone up from 15 percent to 50 percent within a week as thousands of tourists from country and abroad have flocked to see Dussehra festival. Occupancy rate in hotels in Kullu-Manali was below 15 percent in September. Suddenly the district is

The Dussehra Maidan of Kullu is jam packed with record 226 deities of Kullu and their thousands of followers who are celebrating seven-day-long festivity here. Thousands of devotes from across the world are thronging their camps to seek blessings. According to data from Kullu Tehsil office, 226 deities have registered their presence this year. 220

Given the seriousness of matter, high court is taking time in hearing as two most influenced deities of Kullu valley are fighting for supremacy and fearing affray, both has not been invited to Dussehra festivity. Thousands of followers of Shringa Rishi and Balu Nag are fighting each other to acquire prime place in Dussehra festivity