Ashok Vijaya Dashmi also known as Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra
/ Dasara is an important festival of Nagpur, celebrated by the followers
of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar. It is celebrated on 14th of October, the auspicious
day on which Ambedkar is supposed to have adopted the Buddhism religion
at Deekshabhoomi. On this day, lakhs of followers congregate at Deekshabhoomi
to commemorate the Dharma-Chakra Pravartan completed by Dr Ambedkar. Various
community celebrations along with cerebral speeches and feast are also
organized as a part of Ashok Vijaya Dashmi.