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Ram Leela

Ram Leela is a very popular theatrical performance of Orissa. It is celebrated in the month of Chaitra (March-April), in honor of Lord Ramís victory vice Ravana. During the festival, epic happenings of Ramayana are enacted in the form of a folk opera. But burning of the huge effigies as practiced elsewhere in India is not prevalent in Orissa.

Updated on 13th July, 2005


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