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President Kovind, PM Modi attend Dussehra celebrations at Delhi’s Ramleela ground

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases the arrow with a bow to symbolically set on fire the effigy of evil king Ravana during Dussehra celebrations of Luv Kush Ramleela Committee at Red Fort ground in New Delhi, Friday, Oct 19, 2018. President Ram Nath Kovind, Union minister Harsh Vardhan and Delhi BJP President Manoj Sinha are also seen. (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore) (PTI10_19_2018_000121B)

Addressing the gathering on the occasion of Dussehra Celebrations near Red Fort in the national capital this evening, President Kovind said, it is the responsibility of everyone to maintain cleanliness by controlling air and sound pollutions.

He said,the country is facing a lot of challenges and we have to address them with patience and courage. President Kovind called upon the people to shun their evils and contribute to the growth and development of the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also attended the event. President and Prime Minister also witnessed the burning of effigies of demon king Ravana, his brother Kumbhakaran and son Meghnad which signifies the victory of good over evil.

On the occasion, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari were also present.