The leading ladies of TV show `Shastri Sisters` celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan in advance with a twist - they tied rakhis to a few members of the Delhi Police force as a mark of gratitude.
The widows of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh will send 1,000 hand-made, colourful rakhis and sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made his debut into the Lok Sabha from this holy city, an NGO said.
This `Rakshabandhan` festival will be special for hundreds of elderly widows of Varanasi as they plan to send 1,000 `rakhis` along with sweets to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made his parliamentary debut in May from this temple town.
Adding to the latest trend of edible rakhis, how about onion rakhis? Or fancy a kg of onions as a memorable rakhi gift for your sister?
In a novel way to promote
environmental awareness, Bihar government would organise a
state-level programme for tying rakhis around trees on the
occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
Students from over 150 schools across northern India have sent about 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers.
They have a tough electoral contest ahead, but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his rivals Lalu Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan are also jostling for supremacy in Bihar`s rakhi markets.
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Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015