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Hindu community to celebrate Vijayadashmi

THE Hindu Community in the CNMI will celebrate Vijayadashmi today, Friday, a religious event that commemorates the victory of good over evil.

The celebration will be held at the Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Chalan Kanoa from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

“We are inviting the community to join us on this special day,”   Hindu community treasurer Anand Rajanna Katta said.

The program will showcase cultural and traditional presentations by members of the Hindu community, he added.

Vijayadashmi is celebrated at the end of Navratri a nine-night and 10-day Hindu festival.

Katta said Navaratri honors Shakti the Goddess who defeated and killed the demon Mahishasuran after a nine-day long battle.

For more information, call Tarun Mondal at 783-2436 or Jagadish Roy at 285-2908.