JAIPUR: Amidst the Covid restrictions for social and festive gatherings, numerous organisers of Dussehra competition in Jaipur and different components of the state have downsized the celebrations. Solely the working committee members will probably be current for the effigy burning with a promise that they are going to telecast the occasion on social media.
Effigy makers from Gujarat, Jalore and Sirohi had reached Jaipur nearly a month in the past and are seen at New Sanganer Highway, B2B Bypass, Tonk Highway, Vaishali Nagar, Raja Park, Ravan Mandi within the capital. In Jaipur, mammoth effigies was the centre of attraction, however Covid restrictions have urged the organisers to maintain it a low-key affair.
The oldest and longest 105-feet ‘Ravana Dahan’ programme and the glimpse of the panoramic fireworks will probably be lacking this time on the Dussehra Maidan in Raja Park. “We may have a perform by which the committee members will gentle the effigy and we’ll telecast the occasion on social media,” mentioned an organiser at Aadarsh Nagar Ramleela Maidan. Additionally, massive Ramleela committees have promised to not organise any massive perform. “There can be full prohibition on the entry of most of the people and no fireworks can be used,” mentioned an organiser of Dussehra perform at Mansarovar.
In the meantime, effigy makers have additionally made smaller effigies accessible at Rs 200 to Rs 2,000 per piece. “There are hardly any takers for the second consecutive 12 months. Nevertheless, in comparison with final 12 months, the issues are just a little higher,” mentioned Jagdish Nath, an effigy maker at Gopalpura Mode.
Some individuals, nonetheless, bought effigies on Dussehra eve for his or her households and housing societies.

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