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New Delhi: Raksha Bandhan celebrated with great enthusiasm

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on August 5, 2009

ANI
Wednesday, Aug 05, 2009 at 1239 hrs

New Delhi
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Raksha Bandhan is the festival that celebrates the bond between a brother and his sister.

Raksha Bandhan is the festival that celebrates the bond between a brother and his sister.

Raksha Bandhan the festival that celebrates the bond between a brother and his sister, is being observed in various parts of the country, with great enthusiasm.

Sisters visit their brothers and tie a rakhi on their wrists. In turn, the brothers vow to protect their sisters.

President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the occasion.

In her message, Patil said, this unique festival strengthens fraternal feelings and the spirit of oneness in Indian society.

The festival plays an important role in spreading messages of harmony in society, said Vice – Presidenat Hamid Ansari in his message.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the festival reinforces the sanctity of traditional familial ties and provides an opportunity for bridging differences.

The governments of Delhi, Rajasthan and Haryana have allowed women to travel free on state owned buses within state limits.

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(Source: 07/05/2009 – Indianexpress.com | News)

Celebrating Sibling Love on Raksha Bandhan

Only available in Marathi language…

Following video shall be understood as an example how Raksha Bandhan is celebrated in India…

ceremony of Raksha Bandhan in an Indian family…

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