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07 August 2017, 01:36 | Marta Robbins
Women in Jammu and Kashmir celebrated Raksha Bandhan with Border Security Force personnel at J&K’s RS Pura sector
According to Times of India, a number of myths say the festival of Raksha Bandhan started when, in old times, queens sent "rakhi" to their neighbours, symbolizing brotherhood.
The Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the state.
For the jawans posted in Jammu region, away from their homes, Raksha Bandhan came early as school girls and women thronged various security installations for the past two days to tie rakhis on the wrists of soldiers.
If you want to give your sister a gift that will probably make her year and have oodles of fun while you're at it, then head over to the Radisson Blu Atria for a day of fun and frolic! Sisters tie a rakhi around the brother's wrist for his wellness and pray for his safety.
Dilip, who is a resident of Phoolpur village in Varanasi wants to gift his sister with a toilet facility as he does not appreciate her defecating in the open farm.
The tying of a sacred band, called a rakhi, is central to the annual celebrationWhen is the 2017 Rakhi festival? This festival is followed from past thousands years. "I hope every man in the country would take a vow to protect any woman just as he protects his own sister", she quipped.
On this day, people share their Raki Image on their social media. She also added that the meaning of Rakhi is now changing.
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