Bastar Dussehra - Jagdalpur , Chhattisgarh

A festival which is 75 days long itself is a fascinating idea. Bastar Dussehra is also referred at times as the longest festival in the world. This unique festival is believed to have started in 13th Century during the reign of 4th King of Bastar, King Purshottam Dev. This Dussehra festivities pays homage to the local deity Goddess Danteshwari Devi, unlike hailing the tr....

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The festival sees people from different tribes of the state of Chhattisgarh  step out in bright traditional attires. Energy and excitement take over the streets, accompanied by dancing and drumming. At the centre is a massive and beautifully decorated chariot that is pulled through the streets by as many as 400 people. The last 10 days of the festival are the most spectacular, ending on the day of Dussehra.

Organized By

District Administration Bastar
District Collector
Collectorate Campus Jagdalpur Dist-Bastar PIN 494001

How to reach

The nearest airport is Jagdalpur, which is 4 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Jagdalpur, which is 4 KMs away.
The nearest bus stand is Raipur, which is 301KMs away.
Event Details
Venue Address
Jagdalpur Town
Date Time

28 Jul 2022 - 6 Oct 2022

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM




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