Prez, VP, PM greet people on Rakshabandhan

Prez, VP, PM greet people on Rakshabandhan

"This festival is uniquely symbolic of the bonds of love, affection and mutual trust which have existed for centuries between sisters and brothers of every community in our country," the President said in her message. She hoped that their united endeavours would bring prosperity and progress to all sections of people.

The Vice President said that the festival would reinforce the spirit of family bonding, societal harmony and peaceful coexistence. "May this festival bring about amity and goodwill in our lives," Ansari said.

Observing that Rakhi symbolises affection and reinforces family bonds, the Prime Minister said "on this auspicious occasion let us make renewed efforts to ensure the dignity and well being of women and to promote peace and harmony in society." Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in her message said that the festival showcases the finer aspects of country's traditional values.

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