Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his greetings to the people on the occasion of Rakshabandhan.
“Best wishes to the people of the country on the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan,” PM Modi tweeted.
सभी देशवासियों को रक्षाबंधन के पावन पर्व पर ढेरों शुभकामनाएं।
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 22, 2021
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also greeted the nation for the festival.
“Warm wishes to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan,” Shah tweeted.
समस्त देशवासियों को रक्षाबंधन के पावन पर्व की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) August 22, 2021
Rakshabandhan, one of the most popular Hindu festivals, is an annual occasion celebrated throughout the nation to commemorate the special bond between siblings. Traditionally, on this day, sisters tie rakhis on their brother’s wrists and both of them exchange gifts.