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Vrindavan's Widows Prepare 1,500 Rakhis For 'Brother Modi'

Ten of the inmates of Meera Sahabhagini ashram will visit Delhi on Monday to present basketfuls of sweets and rakhis to "brother Modi" on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that celebrates the love between brothers and sisters.

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Updated:August 7, 2017, 9:10 AM IST
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Vrindavan's Widows Prepare 1,500 Rakhis For 'Brother Modi'
Vrindavan's widows show 'Rakhis' or sacred threads with a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on them, at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh. (Photo: Reuters/Jitendra Prakash)
Vrindavan: Elderly widows lodged at an 'ashram' here plan to present over 1,500 'rakhis' to their brother" Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Raksha Bandhan on Monday.

The rakhis, displaying colour pictures of Modi, were prepared by inmates of Meera Sahabhagini ashram.

Ten of the ashram inmates will visit Delhi on Monday to present basketfuls of sweets and rakhis to "brother Modi" on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that celebrates the love between brothers and sisters.

Sulabh International Vice President Vinita Verma said: "We are awaiting a communication from the Prime Minister's Office to our request for permission to visit the Prime Minister's residence to tie rakhis on Modi's wrist."
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