Rehearsals began at Ram Leela Maidan in Lucknow ahead of Dussehra. The artists were seen rehearsing for their performance as the program will telecast online due to COVID-19. Secretary of Ram Leela Committee of Lucknow, Aditya Dwivedi said, "We are taking all precautionary measures. This year, we will telecast the program online via social media platforms." Other preparations for setup of stage are also underway. Dussehra will be celebrated on October 25, this year.