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Raksha Bandhan:- Today, I am very happy to see my sister come to our home after a long time. She is residing in Mumbai with her husband. She will stay with us till Raksha Bandhan. Yes, Raksha Bandhan, I am very happy to see her and she will spend this festival with us.
What is Raksha Bandhan?
This Raksha Bandhan is made by two words of Hindi “Raksha” “Bandhan”. Which means a promise done by brother to the sister that he will always secure and care about her sister in any condition. It’s just like a tie between brother and sister. Raksha Bandhan is a festival that show’s love and affection between brother and sisters.
Raksha Bandhan is a very prestigious festival in India and all Hindu celebrate this festival for a long time. It’s also celebrated by some other communities. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Pakistan, and other some countries by Hindu and other communities. This is the festival which shows a great relationship with brother and sister.
Raksha Bandhan Date and Time in 2019
It is celebrated on the full moon in the month of Sravana in the lunar calendar. As per the recent Hindu calendar, Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on 15, August 2019. And the suggested time declare for Raksha Bandhan is from morning 5.49 PM to 6.01 PM.
Some Real Story’s of Raksha Bandhan
Rani Laxmi Bai is the queen of Jhansi and he met with Nawab of Banda Nawab Ali Sher (2nd) on Rakshabandhan occasion in Jhansi. Nawab Ali Sher promises to Rani Lakshmi Bai, that he always stood for Rani Lakshmi Bai and he will always be defensive for her till his lifetime.
Ranis Lakshmi Bai fought with Britisher in 1857, in which she died and Nawab Ali Sher was with him and he performs her last rites. Due to Rani Laxmi Bai and Nawab Ali Sher story, till today Hindu Muslims celebrate Raksha Bandhan with each other. And this is the symbol of unity and prosperity between two communities also.
Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore began Rakhi Mahotsavas in 1905, when the Bengal Partition separated the country, to celebrate Raksha Bandhan and reinforce the bond of love and unity between Bengali Hindus and Muslims.
How Raksha Bandhan is Celebrated in India
Raksha Bandhan festival is celebrated by youths and also elders of the family. 15 days before of the Raksha Bandhan Occasion, the shopkeeper ready and decorated their shops beautifully. Rush is also increased in these days. Because lots of people will start their shopping before 15 or 7 days. In which, they buy a gift for her brothers like Rakhi and other items for giving to her brother. And brothers will also Shop for their sisters. In the market, lots of stuff available for buy on Rakhi.
Day by day technology is going to affect our lifestyle and on the celebration of festivals also. In old, days, females buy rakhi from the market in just a few bucks, rupees and tie in the hands of their brothers. But now the time is changed due to that. New digital Rakhi’s take the place of old traditional Rakhis’. Even the gifts sisters expect have shifted along with changing times. Those who used to be happy with sweets and chocolates are now looking forward to getting smartwatches, mobile phones, tablets from siblings and whatnot. There are lots of options are available on the online store and it’s costly if we compared with traditional gift’s.
Due to that, it will boost the industrial growth in India and also to China. If we talk today, people don’t have enough time to visit the market. Due to that E- Retail / E-commerce market also take advantage of the same. Lots of E-Commerce companies will open Budget Sale on the Raksha-Bandhan and it will very helpful for both consumer and online companies.
Sister and brother can book their gift through an online portal in very cost-effective rates. You can buy Rakhis and gift between 100.00/- Rs to 15,000/- or more, as according to your budget. And it can easily be delivered to anywhere in the world and its doorsteps service, that will not charging any extra cost. (Term and conditions apply).
Many time, I also used E-commerce website help. When my sister not able to come home due to she is lived in Mumbai. But due to E- Retail companies, I take help from E-Commerce company and it always delivers my sister’s Rakhi gift on time and due to that, she feels so much happiness to see my love and affection. It’s can only possible, due to the digital trends of Rakhi.
Below is some online portal, where you can buy online Rakhis and gifts for brother and sister.
Special Rakhi at PM House and With Indian Army
The previous year Mr. Modi (PM of India) celebrate the Rakhi in PM house. In this occasion, small kids of group tie Rakhi in the hand of Mr. PM. PM Modi gives the blessing to all Indian on the occasion of Rakhi. In PM house Muslim Women Foundation also tie Rakhi in the hand of Mr. PM on 26th August 2018.
Girls from various schools, colleges, and local women visited the Army units every year for celebrating the festival of Rakhi with troops.
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