Gov, CM greets people on Raksha Bandhan

When is Raksha Bandhan 2017? Rakhi date, customs and how the Hindu festival will be celebrated

President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Sunday extended Raksha Bandhan greetings to the citizens on the eve of the festival. However, Rakhi is not only the celebration of the relationship between a brother and a sister or even confined to siblings. Download the Raksha Bandhan Wallpapers HD in this page.

The vice-president said the festival reaffirmed the strong bond of love and affection between brothers and sisters and upheld the high place traditionally accorded to women in the Indian society. Meena K, a Class-XI student, said, "Since I do not have a brother, I will tie rakhi on this auspicious occasion to my younger sister and will promise to love, care and protect her".

So, what are you planning to gift your sister this Monday?

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Mamata also wishes the Raees actor every year on Raksha Bandhan. On Saturday there were rushed sales, last-minute shopping of gifts and candies as the city geared up for the festival that celebrates the brother-sister bond of love.

On this day, people share their Raki Image on their social media.

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