Assam celebrates Raksha Bandhan

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The festival of Raksha Bandhan is being celebrated in Assam and different parts of the country today.

Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of the bond of affection between a brother and a sister. It is a day when siblings pray for each others’ happiness and well-being.

The annual festival falls on Shravan Purnima of the Hindu lunar calendar, and was made popular by Rabindranath Tagore to promote the feeling of unity in a society, protect each other and encourage a harmonious life.

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