The Battle Between Good and Evil Comes to Freehold Township

October 8, 2003

Source: News Transcript


On October 8, 2003 News Transcript reported that the Hindu festival of Dushahra will illuminate the streets of Freehold Township this weekend. A celebration of the victory of good over evil featuring cultural programs, music and dancing, actors in colorful costumes, and Indian food and fireworks, the event will culminate in a burning of the 25 foot tall bamboo effigy of the demon king Ravan. Mangal Gupta, the Chairman on the event, said that he hopes that the festival will help to "pass on Indian heritage to future generations."