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An effigy of Ravana to be burnt on Dussehra. Source: wikimedia

Haryana, October 6, 2016: The famous Sri Ramlila Club of the Barara town, which has been breaking its own records every year of making the tallest Ravana effigy every Dussehra has come up this year with a 210-feet tall dummy of the demon King.

The effigy will go up in flames on Dussehra in Barara on October 11. They have been raising the height of the Ravana effigy every year since the past few years and they have also entered the Limca Book of World Records five times, club owner Tanveer Jafari said.

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Adding more feathers to their cap, Jafari said the effigy was prepared by Muslim workers from Uttar Pradesh.

“Paper, iron pipes, bamboos brought from Assam and clothes weighing over 5,000 kg have been used to prepare the Ravana effigy this time. The sword held by Ravana is around 50 feet in length,” he said.

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The club owner also mentioned that eco-friendly firecrackers were used in the effigy.

Tajinder Singh Rana, president of Sri Ramlila Club, said a five-day cultural function will be organised in the run up to the Dussehra festival. (PTI)


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