Dussehra, also known as Vijaya Dashami, is an Indian festival that celebrates good forces over evil forces. It spans for 10 days and is celebrated in varied traditions across India. In the table below, you will find when Dussehra is official marked and celebrated in India over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Sunday October 17 Dussehra
2011
Thursday October 6 Dussehra
2012
Wednesday October 24 Dussehra
2013
Sunday October 13 Dussehra
2014
Friday October 3 Dussehra
2015
Thursday October 22 Dussehra
2016
Tuesday October 11 Dussehra
2017
Saturday September 30 Dussehra
2018
Friday October 19 Dussehra
2019
Tuesday October 8 Dussehra
2020
Sunday October 25 Dussehra
2021
Friday October 15 Dussehra
2022
Wednesday October 5 Dussehra
2023
Tuesday October 24 Dussehra
2024
Saturday October 12 Dussehra
2025
Thursday October 2 Dussehra

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