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Women make rakhis at their home in Alwar. More than 7,000 women are engaged in preparing rakhis that are priced between Rs 2 and Rs 200

It will keep you cool and (hopefully) get you a little tipsy! Rakhi Images for brother and sister are presented here. Meena K, a Class-XI student, said, "Since I do not have a brother, I will tie rakhi on this auspicious occasion to my younger sister and will promise to love, care and protect her". Speaking to TOI, a few people were of the view that Raksha Bandhan is not only confined to the brother-sister relationship but it also symbolises the affectionate bond between two people, irrespective of their relationship.

The women will be able to avail free ride from midnight of August 6 till midnight of August 7.

President Ram Nath Kovind said the festival of Raksha Bandhan boosts the spirit of fraternity within the nation. While addressing the reporters in Kolkata, the actor said, "Every year I wait for an important wish".

From Doklam to Rahul, read Sushma Swaraj's powerful Rajya Sabha speech
He also said that India has been in continuous coordination and consultation with Bhutan on the Dokalam issue. If China was able to block the corridor, it would isolate India's northeast from the rest of the country.

Rakhi is a huge deal on the Indian subcontinent, with big Hindu communities celebrating the festival in India, Mauritius and Nepal especially.

As part of this ritual, the sister will tie a sacred thread, which she may have bought or made herself, round her brother's wrist.

In some communities, the brother and sister will then feed each other, before being congratulated by their gathered family members.

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