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Updated on: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 11:48 AM IST

Raksha Bandhan 2021: Rakhis made of gold, silver witness surge in demand in Nagpur - See Pics

Jewellery shops in Nagpur see rise in demand of rakhis made of gold, silver | ANI

Jewellery shops in Nagpur see rise in demand of rakhis made of gold, silver | ANI

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On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan this year, residents of Nagpur decided to spend big as jewellery shops in the city witnessed a high demand in sale of rakhis made of gold, silver and precious stones.

"We've come up with rakhis made of gold, silver, pearl, etc which can also be worn like bracelets. We received great response from customers," Rajesh Rokde, a jeweller told ANI

Rakhis made out of precious stones also witnessed high demand | ANI

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other political leaders on Sunday extended greetings to people on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said: "Best wishes to the people of the country on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan."

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Customers try out the Rakhis | ANI

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu also greeted the nation on Raksha Bandhan and urged people to ensure a safe environment for the women.

"Happy Rakshabandhan! Rakshabandhan is a celebration of the special and deep-rooted bond of love and respect between brothers and sisters. On this auspicious day, let us resolve to uphold the dignity of women and ensure a safe environment for them at all times," Vice President’s office tweeted.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also greeted the nation for the festival. "There is a special place in my life for the love and support of my sister. We are each other's friends and protectors. Best wishes to all of you on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan today," Rahul Gandhi said in a Facebook post.

Raksha Bandhan, one of the most popular Hindu festivals, is an annual occasion celebrated throughout the nation to commemorate the special bond between siblings. Traditionally, on this day, sisters tie rakhis on their brother's wrists and both of them exchange gifts.

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Published on: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 11:17 AM IST
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