Raksha Bandhan

  • PM, President extend warm greetings on Raksha Bandhan
    New Delhi, August 3 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and leaders across the political spectrum on Monday extended warm greetings on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. Raksha Bandhan celebrates the special bond between brother and sister. On this day, sisters tie a talisman or amulet around the wrists of their brothers and receive a gift in return. Rakhi symbolises love, affection and mutual trust. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi acknowledged Raksha Bandhan
  • It's 'Vocal for Local' in Rajasthan on Raksha Bandhan this year
    Jaipur, July 9 (IANS) The 'Raksha Bandhan' festival this year will be celebrated with local flavour in Rajasthan, as many organisations in the state are following the Prime Minister's call for 'Vocal for Local'.   They have started making handmade 'rakhis', boycotting Chinese raw materials which till last year dominated the 'rakhi' manufacturing market.   Banswara will lead the show in this context as women there have pledged to