President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

President Kovind in his message said, “On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and abroad.

Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of the unique relationship between brothers and sisters. Tying of a Rakhi symbolizes love, affection and mutual trust between sisters and brothers. May the spirit of this festival strengthen fraternal feelings, and inspire us to live in a society defined by universal respect for the security and dignity of women, especially of girl children”.

Prime Minister Modi wishing the nation, tweeted, “सभी देशवासियों को रक्षाबंधन के पावन पर्व की बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं। Greetings on Raksha Bandhan.”