Vijay Dasami Tika celebrated across Sikkim with zest and funfair
24 Oct, Rangpo : The most awaited Vijay Dashami aka ‘Dussera’ / ‘Dasai’ observed with galore across the state of Sikkim by people. The festival of victory over evil, and worshiping of Goddess Durga was observed throughout the world by Hindu Community.
In Hindu Community of Nepali – Gorkhas this festival is celebrated with great divinity towards Goddess Durga for a week as ‘Bada Dasain’, during the week people alogn with children visits elders home with sweets and gifts in order to get blessings from them along with Tika on forehead. Parents and Elders whlie offering the ‘Tika’ gives blessings to children and youngsters, they bless them for longevity and success in life with good health and ample of opportunities make their way towards pristine living throughout.
In Sikkim which has tremendous Nepali-Gorkha community adhered this festival with great enthusiasm. During this festival all most all establishments, offices remain closed as public holiday. Community draped in their ethnic costumes vigor the celebration enjoying traditional foods and stuffs.