Rakshabandha ncelebrated in city with traditional fervour

OUR STAFF REPORTER BHOPAL

Rakshabandhan was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in the city on Saturday. Governor Rameshwar Thakur and Chief Mi

nister Shivraj Singh Chauhan greeted people of the state on the occasion.

Women tied Rakhi to Governor Rameshwar Thakur and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

Children of the SOS children village, Khajurikalan, tied Rakhi to Governor Rameshwar Thakur.

The women of the Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya also visited Raj Bhavan and tied Rakhi to Governor Rameshwar Thakur.

Women from different parts of the state including Dhar, Alirajpur, Jabalpur, Vidisha, Sehore, Raisen, Budhni, who visited the chief ministers house, applied alt39 Tilakalt39 and tied Rakhi to Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

The CM wished them prosperity on this occasion.

Chauhan said, ” My objective is to empower women and to eradicate gender discrimination.

There should not be any discrimination between girls and boys at any level.

People should come forward to save girls,” he added.

The women of the Prajapita Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya also visited CM House and tied Rakhi to Chauhan.

The children of the SOS children village, Khajurikalan also visited the CM House and tied Rakhi to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

Besides, the gas victims also tied Rakhi to Chauhan.

BJP Mahila Morcha members, including its vice president Usha Chaturvedi, general secretary Sukhprit Kaur, district president Vandana Yachak tied Rakhi to State BJP president Prabhat Jha.

Madhya Pradesh Jhuggi Jhopadi cell organised a programme on Rakshabandhan at alt39 DISHAalt39 ( orphanage).

The members distributed fruits, sweets to children. In Central Jail, women tied Rakhi to their brothers. The Jail administration had made extensive arrangement and got special dish prepared for Rakhi. Women applied alt39 Tilakalt39 and tied Rakhi to the inmates.

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