New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi and other officials greeted the country on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Thursday.
Warm greetings and felicitations to all my kindred citizens on the auspicious event of Raksha Bandhan. The celebration of Rakhi stands for the bond of love and trust that brothers and sisters share, President Pranab Mukherjee wrote on Twitter.
May the Rakhi celebration reinforce fraternal feelings and the soul of oneness in our nation. May this unique celebration teach in us the need to ensure ladies in our nation and promote their welfare, he included.
The President urged for a safer nation for women and girls.
Let us on this occasion resolve to ensure that women and girls of our country feel safe and secure at all times, he said.
Greeting the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared on Twitter, Best wishes to everyone on this very special day of Raksha Bandhan.