PM Modi leads Raksha Bandhan greetings in India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the people of the country on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan today.
"Greetings to everyone on the special occasion of Raksha Bandhan," PM Modi tweeted.
Interestingly, ahead of the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Pakistani sister Qamar Mohsin Shaikh had sent the sacred thread--Rakhi and wished him for the 2024 general election.
Speaking to Indian media, Qamar said she has made all preparations and expected to meet PM Modi this time.
"I hope he (PM Modi) will call me Delhi this time. I have done all the preparations. I made this Rakhi by myself by using a Reshmi ribbon with embroidery design," she added.
She wrote a letter and prayed for his good health and long life. She also wished him for the 2024 election.
"I wrote a letter and prayed for a long and healthy life. Keep doing good work like you are doing," she said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also celebrated Raksha Bandhan with young girls at his residence in the national capital on August 11.
This was a special Raksha Bandhan as these girls were the daughters of sweepers, peons, gardeners, drivers, etc working at the Prime Minister's Office.
The PMO shared a video on the occasion in which PM Modi was seen celebrating the festival with the young girls. The Prime Minister was seen interacting with them as they came forward one-by-one to tie Rakhi.