Women participate in Sindoor Khela while saying goodbye to Ma Durga

After days of Durga Puja celebration, it was time to say goodbye to Goddess Durga, while the women celebrated on Tuesday. sindoor khela on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi in several pandals in Aurangabad. Dressed in traditional white and red saris, the women applied sindoor on the forehead and feet of the goddess and offered sweets to her which was followed by smearing sindoor on each other’s face.

Organized by Bengali Association In the gardens of Sagar, women also danced dhaak songs and performed dhunuchi naach, a traditional dance performed during the aarti. It was an emotional moment for the devotees when they asked Ma Durga Come back next year with the same energy and enthusiasm.