'Navratri' fever ran high in parts of Surat as revelers, dressed in traditional finery, danced to the tunes of folk songs and offered prayers to goddess Durga. 'Navratri' is a nine-day-long festival which celebrates the victory of Durga over Mahishasura. The goddess represents power, the feminine force, which guides and destroys all the evil from earth. Locals and non-resident Indians (NRI) came together in Surat to celebrate the festival by performing the popular folk dance 'Garba'. Unperturbed by the humid weather, the dancer reveled in their multi-hued outfits resembled a kaleidoscope of colours.