Dussehra 2018 Greetings: From Narendra Modi to Amitabh Bachchan Twitterati Wishes Happy Dussehra With Spiritual Messages
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Navratri 2018 officially has come to an end. Individuals are gearing up to observe the victory of good over evil by celebrating Dussehra. Different parts of India mark this day with different names and rituals. Where in most of northern and western India, people celebrate Dussehra, Southern India observes Mysore Dasara, eastern residents celebrate Vijaya Dasami, and the list goes on. However, this year, the dates to mark Dussehra 2018 varies region wise. States like Maharashtra and Gujarat is hosting Dussehra today, and Twitter is filled with ‘Happy Dussehra’ wishes. From commoners to Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, everyone shared their warm greetings to the netizens across with spiritual messages marking the end of Navratri. When is Dussehra 2018? Confusion Over Date - Vijay Dashmi on October 19, Public Holiday on October 18. 

Vijayadashami is observed for different reasons, and it means different things to different people. Some mark the end of fasting, other enjoy the display of fireworks, and then there are those who celebrate this Hindu festival in all more unique ways. It is celebrated on the tenth day of the Hindu calendar month, Ashvin. While people celebrate hosting dinners, lighting crackers, burning models of Ravana, here are some wishes shared by Twitterati in a bid to observe the auspicious day.

Happy Dussehra wishes on Twitter. 

The word Dussehra is derived from the Sanskrit words, ‘Dasha’ meaning ‘ten’ and ‘Hara’ which means ‘defeat’. As the festive mode is still on, it is also essential to keep the air pollution in mind. The nation is marching towards environment-friendly festivals. Burning effigies and firecrackers are the major contributions to pollute the air. Focussing on the significance of celebrating Dussehra 2018, let us keep it simple and unique causing no harm to the environment. Happy Dussehra!