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Diwali in Goa

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Diwali in Goa

Effigy of the demon Narakasura.

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In Goa, the main celebration for Diwali is centered around the destruction of the demon Narakasura by Lord Krishna. Every village and city holds competitions to see who can build the biggest and scariest effigy of the demon. They're burned at dawn on the day before Diwali.

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