In pics: Prez celebrates Raksha Bandhan with school children

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Bangalore, Aug 20: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday celebrated 'Raksha Bandhan' with various school children at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

Raksha Bandhan is a unique festival of love, affection and trust between sisters and brothers celebrated in India.

Raksha Bandhan involves the tying of a sacred thread, a Rakhi, by a sister on her brother's wrist, symbolizing her love and prayers for her brother's well being, and a brother's vow to protect her.

In New Delhi

A school girl ties a 'Rakhi' on the wrist of President Pranab Mukherjee during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

Pranab Mukherjee during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee giving sweets to the children during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

A school girl ties a 'Rakhi' on the wrist of President Pranab Mukherjee during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee giving sweets to the children during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday celebrated 'Raksha Bandhan' with various school children at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

 

 

In New Delhi

A school girl ties a 'Rakhi' on the wrist of President Pranab Mukherjee during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

A school girl ties a 'Rakhi' on the wrist of President Pranab Mukherjee during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee giving sweets to the children during celebration of Raksha Bandhan festival at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday celebrated 'Raksha Bandhan' with various school children at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

 

 

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