India celebrates Raksha Bandhan

Aug 10, 2014, 17:55 PM IST
A prisoner consoles his sisters who broke down while tying rakhi at Central Jail in Nagpur.
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A prisoner consoles his sisters who broke down while tying rakhi at Central Jail in Nagpur.

Sex-workers children, underpriviledged and slum children show their rakhis carrying message about Encephalitis during an awarness campign against the disease organised by Kolkata Traffic Police and Medical Bank in Kolkata.
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Sex-workers children, underpriviledged and slum children show their rakhis carrying message about Encephalitis during an awarness campign against the disease organised by Kolkata Traffic Police and Medical Bank in Kolkata.

School girls in head scarf tying rakhi on Governor ESL Narasimhan during Raksha Bandhan programme at Rajbhavan in Hyderabad.
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School girls in head scarf tying rakhi on Governor ESL Narasimhan during Raksha Bandhan programme at Rajbhavan in Hyderabad.

School girls tie rakhis on the wrists of Army personnel on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Jamshedpur.
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School girls tie rakhis on the wrists of Army personnel on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Jamshedpur.

Women tying rakhi on prisoners of Central Jail in Bikaner.
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Women tying rakhi on prisoners of Central Jail in Bikaner.

Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to the President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, in New Delhi.
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Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to the President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, in New Delhi.

Girls tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF jawans on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan at Indo Pak Wahga International Border in Attari.
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Girls tying rakhis on the wrists of BSF jawans on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan at Indo Pak Wahga International Border in Attari.

 Women tying rakhis on policemen on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Allahabad.
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Women tying rakhis on policemen on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Allahabad.

CHILDREN TYING ‘RAKHI’ TO PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI ON THE OCCASION OF RAKSHA BANDHAN IN NEW DELHI.
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CHILDREN TYING ‘RAKHI’ TO PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI ON THE OCCASION OF RAKSHA BANDHAN IN NEW DELHI.

A girl tying rakhi on her brother during Raksha Bandhan in Chennai.
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A girl tying rakhi on her brother during Raksha Bandhan in Chennai.