NEWS WORLD INDIA / August 7 , 2017
On the occasion of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ women and children from various segments of society called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence and tied ‘rakhi’ on his wrist.
The Prime Minister, on Monday morning tweeted, “On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, congratulations to the nation. Greetings on Raksha Bandhan.”
रक्षाबंधन के पावन पर्व पर देशवासियों को बहुत-बहुत बधाई। Greetings on Raksha Bandhan.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 7, 2017
While the Prime Minister celebrated the festival with the widows of Vrindavan, various children and women also went to Narendra Modi’s residence to tie him rakhis. The PM also met the schoolchildren at his office and celebrate Raksha Bandhan. He then blessed the children and conveyed his best wishes to everyone on the occasion.