President, Vice President greet people on the eve of Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan at our parents’ place on the day. Rakhis are tied followed by tilak and aarti of the brother

It holds enormous importance in Hinduism.

Referring to his sibling ties with the West Bengal chief minister, SRK said, "Didi" wishes him every year on Raksha Bandhan day.

Meanwhile, the brother will give his sister a token gift and a promise to protect her. He vows to stand by his sister through thick and thin.

Bollywood has till date come up with a number of Hindi songs that beautifully portray the brother-sister love. Didi's Rakhi wish on Raksha Bandhan day.

Raksha Bandhan celebrates the special bond between a brother and a sister.

First Hindu in Pak govt in over two decades
Late politician Rana Chandra Singh served in the government of the Pakistan Peoples Party as a Hindu minister for the last time. The post of the new foreign minister is now given to Khawaja Muhammad Asif, who was previously minister of defence and power.

This age-old tradition does not necessarily include only blood relations but is also celebrated by men and women who share a brother-sister relationship.

The preparations for Raksha Bandhan in each Hindu household begins way before the festival month arrives. Candies are prepared the night before the celebration.

A short ritual will take place on the morning of the festival which sees brothers and sisters exchange gifts in front of a lit candle, with their family all around them. The students also displayed their creativity and made decorative and attractive rakhis.

As part of this ritual, the sister will tie a sacred thread, which she may have bought or made herself, round her brother's wrist.

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