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This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

The nation celebrated Raksha Bandhan with great zeal and enthusiasm on Thursday. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the festival with school children, other political leaders too celebrated it in their own ways. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also conveyed wishes to the people on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan from his Twitter handle. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar tied a rakhi to a tree at Eco Park in Patna to create awareness about environment among people. While, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani tied rakhi to several soldiers deployed at the Siachen Base Camp, the highest battlefield in the world and lauded their efforts. Let’s have a quick look on how the politicos celebrated Raksha Bandhan.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 August 2016, 09:39:26 PM
This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

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“Best wishes to everyone on this very special day of Raksha Bandhan,” wrote PM Narendra Modi on Twitter.

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“My sister @SushmaSwaraj tying Rakhi, symbolising mutual love & trust in our relationship. God bless her,” tweeted M Venkaiah Naidu.

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

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Textiles Minister Smriti Irani ties a Rakhi on the wrist of an Army jawan at Siachen base camp.

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav celebrates Raksha Bandhan by tying a Rakhi to a Peepal tree at his residence in Bihar.

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav wished everyone on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani celebrates Raksha Bandhan with Anandiben Patel.

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

This is how politicos celebrated this Raksha Bandhan

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“The festival of Rakhi stands for the eternal bond of love and trust that brothers and sisters share,” wrote President Pranab Mukherjee on Twitter.