Photo feature: Ramleela and Dussehra celebrated amidst strict guidelines at Red Fort in Delhi

Ramleela is a Hindu tradition that takes place every year before Divali.

Photo feature: Ramleela and Dussehra celebrated amidst strict guidelines at Red Fort in Delhi
TV Artist Gagan Malik, enacting as Lord Rama killing the demons during Ramleela celebration organised by Lav Kush Ramleela Samiti at RedFort in New Delhi. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

Ramleela a dramatic re-enactment of the Ramayana, culminated with burning of effigies of demon king Ravana, brother Kumbhkaran and son Meghnath typically with fireworks at Red Fort in New Delhi on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Ramleela and Dussehra was celebrated at Red Fort in Delhi. Video: Rajeev Bhatt
Artist, Jassi Singh enacting as demon king Ravana, symbolically attacks young monkey army (Vanar sena) during Ramleela celebration organised by Lav Kush Ramleela Samiti at Red Fort in New Delhi. Photograph: Rajeev Bhatt

Lav Kush Ramlila Committee, one of the oldest committees in Delhi and has been organizing Ramlila at Red Fort since 1979, attracting tens of thousands of spectators until the covid-19 struck India in march 2020.