Nakkatyya, a stage performance, is conducted every year in October at Chetganj in the holy city of Varanasi
. Based on the epic Ramayana
, the play describes the story of Surpnakha, the sister of Ravana
, who comes to lure Ram
and then his brother Lakshman
. Lakshman chops off her nose and she goes back to her brother Ravana, crying and vowing to take revenge.