Raksha Bandhan 2023: CM Mann stops speech midway as woman ties him ‘rakhi’ on stage
Raksha Bandhan 2023: Raksha Bandhan also known as Rakhi is the festival that sets the entire country abuzz with excitement and a time when families gather to celebrate their love and togetherness
The festival commemorates the connection of love and friendship between siblings.
In a recent heartwarming incident on Wednesday, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann stopped his speech midway as a woman came to the stage to tie him rakhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
Notably, the chief minister was distributing appointment letters to Anganwadi workers and their helpers at Guru Nanak Dev University when a woman came to the stage and tied rakhi to him.
In the video, it can be seen that Punjab CM stopped his speech midway as a woman ties him rakhi on the stage and Mann blesses her and poses for a picture.
#WATCH | Amritsar: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann stopped his speech midway as a woman came to the stage to tie him rakhi
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann was distributing appointment letters to Anganwadi worker and their helpers at Guru Nanak Dev University pic.twitter.com/9hfs72DqiO — ANI (@ANI) August 30, 2023
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan with school children at his residence in New Delhi.
The school children greeted Prime Minister Modi with smiles and tied the sacred thread to him.
The festival is being celebrated across the country as a symbol of duty between brothers and sisters, with signature pomp and fervour across the country.
Marked by the symbolic tying of the Rakhi, this occasion traditionally falls on the Poornima Tithi, the full moon day, of the Shravan Maas, or Sawan month.
- With inputs from agencies