Kharibari, 9th October: During the farewell of Goddess Durga on Vijayadashami, the women played Sindoor Holi. During the Vijayadashami in the Kharibari and the border areas of Thakurganj, and Bhatgaon, Sindoor Holi was played in the puja pandals.
A tradition of Sindoor Holi just before immersion has been observed for many years. It is believed that playing Sindoor Holi brings good fortune. Married women take part in this event organized on the occasion of Vijayadashami.
Like many other places, the idols of Goddess Durga, in Kharibari, will be immersed, today.