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  World   Asia  16 Aug 2019  Hindus celebrate Rakshabandhan in NW Pakistan

Hindus celebrate Rakshabandhan in NW Pakistan

PTI
Published : Aug 16, 2019, 3:02 pm IST
Updated : Aug 16, 2019, 3:02 pm IST

Special security arrangements were made in and outside temples to prevent any untoward incident.

Raksha Bandhan is a popular annual Hindu festival celebrated to strengthen the bond between brothers and sisters. (Photo: Representational)
 Raksha Bandhan is a popular annual Hindu festival celebrated to strengthen the bond between brothers and sisters. (Photo: Representational)

Peshawar: The Hindu community celebrated Raksha Bandhan by organising special functions across Peshawar and other parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Special security arrangements were made in and outside temples to prevent any untoward incident, officials said.

 

Raksha Bandhan is a popular annual Hindu festival celebrated to strengthen the bond between brothers and sisters.

Sisters tie a thread on the wrist of their brothers who in turn take a vow to protect her all his life and shower her with gifts.

Tags: raksha bandhan
Location: Pakistan, Nothwest Border Prov, Peshawar