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Delhiites celebrate Dussehra; Prez, leaders join in

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Giant effigies of 10-headed demon king Ravana was burnt on the Red Fort lawns here on the occasion of Dussehra today, marking the triumph of good over evil, as the theme to defeat terrorism and recent surgical strikes by the Indian Army across LoC ...
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