Dussehra 2019: India’s Tallest Ravana Effigy, Constructed at an Outlay of Rs 50 Lakh in Chandigarh, Goes in Flames
India's tallest Ravana effigy. (Photo Credits: IANS)

Chandigarh, October 8: India's tallest Ravana effigy with a height of 221 feet, constructed here at an outlay of Rs 50 lakh, went up in flames on Tuesday to mark the Dussehra festival. It was erected on city's outskirts in Dhanas.

Effigy maker Tejinder Chauhan said eco friendly crackers were used in the effigy. The effigy, weighs 7,000 kg, has been crafted by a team of 40 workers for over six months. Dussehra 2019 Wishes in Telugu: WhatsApp Stickers, Dasara Subhakankshalu Photos, Ravan Dahan GIF Images, SMS & Messages to Send Vijayadashami Greetings.

Fifty quintals of metal and 500 bamboo sticks were used to make the effigy which held a 55-feet long sword weighing 2.5 quintals. Elsewhere, effigies were burnt at Sectors 46, 17, 28, 34, 32, 40, 41, 27, 43 24 and 7 across the city.