On the occasion of Vijay Dashami, women participated in ‘Sindur Khela’ ceremony in the national capital on October 08. The event took place at a puja pandal in Delhi’s Chittaranjan Park. Vijaya Dashami marks the day when one bids adieu to Goddess Durga. Sindur Khela is celebrated as Bengali community immerses the clay idol of the goddess on this day. ‘Sindur Khela’ is a process in which ladies offer sweets, sindur and other items to the idol. Married women participate in this ceremony as Goddess Durga is also a married diety. The women, who take part in the ‘Sindur Khela’ apply vermillion on the idol’s face and feet with betel leaf, offer sweets and smear each other with sindur.