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How Rakhi is Celebrated in India

India is a country with full of colors and festivals. Here people of different cultures and languages are all united by the festivals, which are celebrated throughout the year. Raksha Bandhan also known as Rakhi is also a part of our Indian festivals. Rakhi falls in the month of August before Janmashtami.
Rakhi is a festival of joy and care. In this, the sister puts tilak with roli and few grains of rice to her brother and then ties Rakhi on the wrist of her dear brother for his long life and the brother promises to stay beside her in every ups and downs in life and protect her from every harm. The brother and sister then exchange gifts as a sign of love and care. Rakhi is the festival especially for brothers and sister. This is the reason that, on the day of Rakhi there is no charges for females travelling in Haryana Roadways, so that no brother’s hand is left without a Rakhi. Whereas in Jammu the people start flying Kites a month before the festival, in which kites of variety of te…