Kathmandu, July 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today morning received 'raksha bandhan' (sacred thread tied around the wrist) from Brahmakumaris Rajyoga Centre at the President House in Shital Niwas on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, one of the Hindu festivals.
Rajyogi Ram Singh Ayer of the Centre informed about it.
Similarly, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba received the raksha bandhan from the Centre at his official residence in Baluwatar. Director of the Sewa Kendra Rajyogini Rajdidi, Rajyogi Ayer, Rajyogi Tilak Bahadur Shahi and Rajyogini Amarjit Kaur presented raksha bandhan to the President and PM.
Raksha bandhan that is observed by Hindus and some Jains on the full moon day in the month of Shrawan, is celebrated for strengthening love and duty between brothers and sisters. It also means a bond of protection. On the day, sisters will tie a sacred thread (raksha bandhan) on their brothers' wrist to symbolize their love and best wishes. RSS
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