Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, right, puts vermilion on the forehead of an actor dressed as Hindu god Laxman at a function on the occasion of Dussehra in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 17, ... more 
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, right, puts vermilion on the forehead of an actor dressed as Hindu god Laxman at a function on the occasion of Dussehra in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010. Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Hindu god Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita Devi. Rama killed Ravana to free Sita. The burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil, brings the festivities to a close. less 
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Sun, Oct 17, 2010 10:48 AM EDT