This year Raksha Bandhan is going to be celebrated on August 26th. The traditional Hindu festival means knot of protection, which came into origin nearly 6000 years ago when Aryan created The Indus Valley Civilization. There are many historical pieces of evidence of Rakha Bandhan, the most popular is the story of Rani Karnavati and Emperor Humayun.

During the earlier times when Rajputs were fighting with Muslims. During the invasion of the Sultan of Gujarat, Rani Karnawati had sent a rakhi to Emperor Humayun. The other story is when Alexander The Great invaded India. Alexander’s wife who heard of Rakhi festival approached King Puru and then King Puru accepted his wife’s Rakhi.

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The Hindu and Jain festival is something which is a bond between brothers and sisters and on this day brothers pray for thier wellbeing and sisters do for brothers. This auspicious day of the brother-sister bond will be this year be celebrated on August 26, worldwide.

You can share many gifts with your sisters and brothers on this day, such as sweets, clothes, jewellery and much more. 

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