Durga Puja in Gujarat/गुजरात का दुर्गा पूजा
After the worship of the Goddess Durga in the evening, traditional dances like Garba and Dandiya are held at night.
Around a central lighted lamp, men and women wearing traditional costumes dance in a circle to the accompaniment of devotional songs.
Dandia is performed with a stick held in each hand which is struck against the stick of the partner. The dance goes on till the wee hours of the morning.
Each locality makes arrangement for these celebrations and rituals.