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'Raksha Bandhan' Celebration in India

India | News18 | August 7, 2017, 6:50 pm
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 Amritsar: 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 joint check post at the International Border in Attari, on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Amritsar: 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 joint check post at the International Border in Attari, on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 Allahabad: An Indian Hindu girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during

Allahabad: An Indian Hindu girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during "Raksha Bandhan" festival in Allahabad, India, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. "Raksha Bandhan" celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters. (Image: AP)

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

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

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

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

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 Allahabad: An Indian Hindu girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during

Allahabad: An Indian Hindu girl ties rakhis, or sacred threads, on her brother's wrist as a symbolic gesture during "Raksha Bandhan" festival in Allahabad, India, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (Image: AP)

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

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

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 Kolkata: An Indian sex worker, right, ties a rakhi or a sacred thread on the wrist of a commuter as a symbolic gesture during

Kolkata: An Indian sex worker, right, ties a rakhi or a sacred thread on the wrist of a commuter as a symbolic gesture during "Raksha Bandhan" festival inside Sonagachhi, the biggest red light district in Kolkata, India, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Ahmedabad: A Muslim woman seeking blessings of head priest Dilipdas Ji Maharaj as she tied a rakhi on his wrist on Raksha Bandhan, at the Lord Jagganath temple in Ahmdedabad on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Ahmedabad: A Muslim woman seeking blessings of head priest Dilipdas Ji Maharaj as she tied a rakhi on his wrist on Raksha Bandhan, at the Lord Jagganath temple in Ahmdedabad on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 Allahabad: A blind boy reacts as a girl is ties a rakhi, a sacred thread, on his wrist, as other students look on at the State Blind School, Allahabad, India, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (Image: AP)

Allahabad: A blind boy reacts as a girl is ties a rakhi, a sacred thread, on his wrist, as other students look on at the State Blind School, Allahabad, India, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (Image: AP)

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

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

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 New Delhi: School children tying rakhis on the wrist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Raksha Bandhan, in New Delhi on Monday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: School children tying rakhis on the wrist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Raksha Bandhan, in New Delhi on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 New Delhi: School children tying rakhis on the wrist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Raksha Bandhan, in New Delhi on Monday. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: School children tying rakhis on the wrist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Raksha Bandhan, in New Delhi on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 Bikaner: Brahma Kumaris tie rakhi and offer sweets to Union Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal on Raksha Bandhan, in Bikaner on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Bikaner: Brahma Kumaris tie rakhi and offer sweets to Union Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal on Raksha Bandhan, in Bikaner on Monday. (Image: PTI)

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 Kolkata: A man wearing rakhis depicting the TMC party symbol with photographs of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Raksha Bandhan, in Kolkata on Monday. (Image: PTI)

Kolkata: A man wearing rakhis depicting the TMC party symbol with photographs of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Raksha Bandhan, in Kolkata on Monday. (Image: PTI)