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International Kullu Dussehra begins in HP

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The historic International Kullu Dussehra got off to a spectacular start with traditional Rath Yatra of Lord Raghunathji today, while effigies of Ravana, Meghnath and Kumbhkaran were burnt in other parts of the state. Navratras and Durga Puja also ...
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