Raksha Bandhan is celebrated tomorrow (August 13th) all over the country. The annual festival Raksha bandhan, also known as Rakhi, always falls on a full moon day (Poornima) of the Shravan month and symbolizes a sister’s love for her brother, and brother’s life-long promise to protect his sister.
On the day, sister ties a decorative thread called Rakhi, on the wrists of her brother and in return he gives her money, sweets, and lot of other gifts. This Rakhi is termed as a ‘sacred thread’.
This festival is observed by Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and now a days, it is observed throughout India without any religious barrier.