Ambala : Ramleela Club Barara, Distt. Ambala,(Haryana), which has entered the Limca Book of Records as the world’s tallest Ravana effigy, is all set to break its own world record this year for the consecutive fifth year.
Founder President of the club, Rana Tejinder Singh Chauhan, told that like every year, the historical Ramlila programme has started from 22 September and will continue till September 5 October. On the day of Dushehra (Vjaydashmi) on October 6, this effigy would be burnt. A group of Muslim artisans from the city of Agra is here since last six months to build this huge effigy for a Hindu festival.
Club President Rana Tejinder Singh Chauhan told that this year people will witness an additional programme depicting “golden” Lanka being put on fire prior to the effigy. Chauhan says that the Ravana effigy is an epitome of different evils prevailing in our country and society like terrorism, female foeticide, communalism, casteism, population, corruption, illiteracy, dowry etc.“By creating this world record, we want to project Barara as a role model for social awareness and communal harmony in the world”, Chauhan said. He has appealed to media to cooperate in this extremely ambitious project.
Note: International, National and local media is requested to attend the festival ceremony on 6 October at 6 pm.Ramleela club Note; You are requested to attend and cover the historical occasion.