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Raksha Bandhan 2018: How India Celebrated This Big Festival

India | News18 | August 27, 2018, 11:25 am
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 Bengali women tie rakhi on the wrist of a Border Security Force personnel on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Dharmanagar. (Image: PTI)

Bengali women tie rakhi on the wrist of a Border Security Force personnel on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Dharmanagar. (Image: PTI)

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 A girl ties a rakhi on her brother's wrist on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Allahabad. (Image: PTI)

A girl ties a rakhi on her brother's wrist on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Allahabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Women tying rakhis to Border Security Force (BSF) Jawans on the occasion of Rakshabandhan Festival, in Jalandhar. (Image: PTI)

Women tying rakhis to Border Security Force (BSF) Jawans on the occasion of Rakshabandhan Festival, in Jalandhar. (Image: PTI)

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 Children tie rahis to trees on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, in Navi Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Children tie rahis to trees on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, in Navi Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Students tie rakhis on the wrists of BSF personnel in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

Students tie rakhis on the wrists of BSF personnel in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

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 Women tie rakhis on the occasion of Rakshabandhan Festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

Women tie rakhis on the occasion of Rakshabandhan Festival, in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 Sisters wait outside Central Jail to tie rakhi to their prisoned brothers on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, in Jaipur. (Image: PTI)

Sisters wait outside Central Jail to tie rakhi to their prisoned brothers on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, in Jaipur. (Image: PTI)

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 School children tie 'rakhis' on the wrists of BSF jawans on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival at Suchetgarh in RS Pura sector of Jammu. (Image: PTI)

School children tie 'rakhis' on the wrists of BSF jawans on the eve of Raksha Bandhan festival at Suchetgarh in RS Pura sector of Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Inmates of an orphanage celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

Inmates of an orphanage celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Students in traditional attire tie rakhi on the wrists of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel during an event to celebrate Raksha Bandhan, at the India-Pakistan border in Attari. (Image: PTI)

Students in traditional attire tie rakhi on the wrists of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel during an event to celebrate Raksha Bandhan, at the India-Pakistan border in Attari. (Image: PTI)

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 A girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during Raksha Bandhan festival in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

A girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during Raksha Bandhan festival in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 A Muslim woman tying a rakhi on the wrist of a taxi driver on Raksha Bandhan, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

A Muslim woman tying a rakhi on the wrist of a taxi driver on Raksha Bandhan, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 School girls make a human chain in the shape of a Rakhi on the ocaasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Karad. (Image: PTI)

School girls make a human chain in the shape of a Rakhi on the ocaasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Karad. (Image: PTI)

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 Women residing in an old age home tie rakhis to men on Raksha Bandhan, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

Women residing in an old age home tie rakhis to men on Raksha Bandhan, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Muslim women tying rakhis on the wrist of a rickshaw puller on Raksha Bandhan, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

Muslim women tying rakhis on the wrist of a rickshaw puller on Raksha Bandhan, in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 A girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during Raksha Bandhan festival in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

A girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during Raksha Bandhan festival in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 Women tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF personnel on Raksha Bandhan, in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

Women tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF personnel on Raksha Bandhan, in Bikaner. (Image: PTI)

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 A blind boy reacts as a girl is ties a rakhi on his wrist at the State Blind School in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

A blind boy reacts as a girl is ties a rakhi on his wrist at the State Blind School in Allahabad. (Image: AP)

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 School girls make a human chain in the shape of a Rakhi on the ocaasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Karad. (Image: PTI)

School girls make a human chain in the shape of a Rakhi on the ocaasion of Raksha Bandhan festival in Karad. (Image: PTI)

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 Women wait in a queue to tie Rakhi to their brothers lodged in Naini Central Prison near Allahabad. (Image: PTI)

Women wait in a queue to tie Rakhi to their brothers lodged in Naini Central Prison near Allahabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Schoolgirls tie rakhis onto the wrist of a police officer to celebrate the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, during which a sister ties one or more of the sacred threads onto her brother's wrist to ask him for her protection, in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

Schoolgirls tie rakhis onto the wrist of a police officer to celebrate the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, during which a sister ties one or more of the sacred threads onto her brother's wrist to ask him for her protection, in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

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