Raksha Bandhan is being celebrated across India on Sunday, which is marked by tying a thread on the wrist as a form of bond and ritual protection.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Rakhi on Sunday.
Taking to his official Twitter account the President expressed the desire of strengthening the sense of brotherhood among people through his message.
“Raksha Bandhan par sabhi desh vasiyon ko badhai. Iss parv ka ullaas humare beech bhaichaare ki bhavna ko majboot banaye aur hume aisa samaaj banana ki prerna de jahan mahilaon, visheshkar balikaon ki suraksha aur garima ka hamesha sammaan kiya jata ho” he said. (I wish all the countrymen on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. I hope the festival would strengthen the feeling of brotherhood amongst us and would inspire us to become a society where women, especially girls are safe and their dignity is respected.)
Greeting the nation, Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “Sabhi desh vasiyon ko raksha bandhan k paavan parv ki bahut bahut subkamnayein. Greetings on Raksha Bandhan.”