Dasara is a Hindu festival which symbolizes the victory of good over evil and it is celebrated in many ways across India. It falls on tenth day of a Hindu lunar month called Ashvin and it is on this particular occasion that Lord Rama killed the demon king, Ravana. People celebrate Dasara festival in Thane after completing Navaratri or nine nights.
|Dasara festival in Thane|
These nights culminate in great festivities on the tenth day which people call Dasara or Vijayadashami. This festival is usually celebrated in the month of October and people visiting Thane can witness great festivities all around this region. Everyone in Thane is engaged in preparations for upcoming Dasara festival of 2012 which would have even greater celebrations.
|Vijayadashami in Thane|