Indians tie Rakhi on the wrist of the Guyanese Prime Minister to celebrate Raksha Bandhan  

by The NRI Nation News Desk in August 21st, 2021
A female member of the Indian High Commission tying Rakhi on the wrist of the Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Mark Phillip, at the Prime Minister's office.

A female member of the Indian High Commission tying Rakhi on the wrist of the Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Mark Phillip, at the Prime Minister's office.

Female members of the Indian High Commission tied Rakhi on Prime Minister Mark Phillips of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in the presence of Indian High Commissioner Dr. K.J. Srinivasa. 

Raksha Bandhan is a traditional festival in Indian culture. The festival is a symbol of the relationship between brothers and sisters. Sisters tie Rakhi, a beautifully embellished thread on their brother's wrist in hope for their health, and brothers pledge to protect their sisters from all evil. With time the festival has taken a gender-neutral turn, and now people all over the world ahead of the caste and creed celebrate Raksha Bandhan in their way to celebrate human bondings, relationships, and a sense of togetherness by seeking and giving protection.

Female members of the Indian High Commission in Guyana pose for a picture with Prime Minister Mark Phillips and High Commissioner Dr. K.J. Srinivasa.

Female members of the Indian High Commission in Guyana pose for a picture with Prime Minister Mark Phillips and High Commissioner Dr. K.J. Srinivasa.


According to a press release from the Indian High Commission, their "Raksha Bandhan celebration in Guyana signifies the friendship, bonding, and togetherness between India and Guyana."

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