The festival of Rakshabandhan is being celebrated across the country. President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi have congratulated the people of the country on this occasion by tweeting. Greeting the countrymen, the President said that all people should dedicate themselves towards women’s safety while increasing their share in nation building. The Chief Ministers of various states are also celebrating Rakshabandhan. See in pictures how CMs of different states celebrated the festival of Rakshabandhan.
Shivraj said our sisters and daughters be healthy, happy
Women and girls tie rakhi to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, in Bhopal. On this occasion, Chouhan said that I wish all the sisters, daughters and nieces (on Rakshabandhan). I wish our sisters and daughters to be healthy, happy and strong.
Assam CM tied rakhi in Mantri Colony
Women tie rakhi to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Mantri Colony, next to Janata Bhavan, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, in Guwahati.
Nitish Kumar tied rakhi to the tree
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar celebrated the festival of Rakshabandhan in a unique way. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tied rakhi to trees in Patna on the occasion of Rakshabandhan to spread awareness on environmental protection.
Sister’s love on the wrist, elders’ blessings
Goa CM tied rakhi
In Goa, women tie rakhi to the Chief Minister of the state Pramod Sawant at Rabindra Bhavan on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
Railway minister was tied by security personnel
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav was present in Odisha on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The Union Minister tied rakhi to a woman security personnel at Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district here.
CM Pushkar Singh Dhami tied rakhi
Girls and women tied Rakhi to Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami at the CM residence of Uttarakhand. The CM had postponed the program after the death of former UP CM Kalyan Singh. However, some women/girls reached here after not getting the information. In such a situation, CM celebrated Rakshabandhan with him.