Congress Prez greets people on occasion of Raksha Bandhan
New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and hoped the festival will strengthen bonds between people.
Gandhi described the festival as a “celebration of mutual bonding between people, as indeed the affection between a brother and a sister”.
She hoped the festival “as always will foster bonds and honour amongst people”.
Raksha Bandhan festival is being celebrated today. On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, sisters tie ‘rakhi’ (sacred thread) on the wrists of their brothers which symbolises their love for them while the brothers promise to protect them always.