Vice President attends Dussehra celebrations at Lal Qila Maidan

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The Vice President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar and Dr Sudesh Dhankhar participated in Dussehra celebrations organised by Shri Dharmic Leela Committee at Lal Qila Maidan in New Delhi today. 

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Dhankhar said that this was his first public program in Delhi after taking over as the Vice President of India and he felt overwhelmed by the love and affection shown by everybody. 

He further said that, true to the meaning of Ram Rajya, demonic and destructive forces are losing today and goodness is prevailing over them. 

The Vice President was presented a mace (gada) by the Ramlila organisers and he also released white pigeons- symbol of peace. Thereafter, he held a bow and symbolically shot an arrow marking the Ravan Dahan (effigy burning) on the occasion. 

Shri Dhankhar congratulated Shri Dharmic Leela Committee on completing 100 glorious years and wished them all the best for their future endeavors. During the event, he also released the Ramalila Souvenir published by the committee.

Shri Ram Nath Kovind, former President, Shri VK Saxena, Lt Governor of Delhi, Dr Harshvardhan, Member of Parliament and other dignitaries were present.



Source PIB