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Raksha Bandhan In Delhi

Raksha Bandhan in Delhi very well brings forward the true celebrating spirit of the capital city. The entire city gets geared up much in advance for the rakhi festival; the festival symbolizing the bond of love between a brother and a sister. One can very well feel the enthusiasm and the zeal with which Raksha Bandhan is celebrated in Delhi.

The celebrations of Raksha Bandhan in Delhi start with the brothers and sisters getting ready for the Rakhi puja. Both of them keep a fast till the sister ties a rakhi on the brother's wrist. Before tying the rakhi, the sisters apply the red tilak on the brother's forehead and even performs an aarti for the brother. Afterwards the sister offers some tempting sweets to the brother, who in return showers some exquisite rakhi gifts upon the sister.

Raksha Bandhan in Delhi is basically regarded as the perfect occasion for family get togethers. People await for the day with much enthusiam as this is the very day when the entire family gets the chance to meet each other. Markets also get adorned many days before the rakhi day with all the different kinds of rakhi threads, rakhi gifts as well as mouth-watering rakhi delicacies. In all, the city gets drenched in the exquisite celebrations of Raksha Bandhan.



Long queues of girls can also be viewed outside the mehandi shops as applying of henna is regarded as as a beautiful rakhi tradition. Mehandi artists from all over the city cash on this day as females enthusiastically get ready to pay any price to get their hands decked up with beautiful mehandi designs. The importance of Raksha Bandhan in Delhi can be judged from the fact that special arrangements are made in the Prime Minister's House also for the day. The Prime Minister meets kids on this day who tie special rakhis on his or her wrist and in return seek protection from him.

So visit Delhi at the time of Raksha Bandhan and get to feel the perfect essence of rakhi celebrations.

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