Rakhi Festival was conducted at Raj Bhavan today with pomp and gaiety as huge number of school children, teachers, women and some noted personalities of various fields turned up. Governor ESL Narasimhan celebrated the occasion by interacting with the children and others who gathered at Raj Bhavan. Brahma Kumaris and school children were seen tying rakhis to the Governor and exchanging pleasantries. Speaking on the occasion Narasimhan greeted the people and said that Rakhi festival popularly known as Raksha Bandhan bonds relationship between families. Rakhi festival is a reflection of age old tradition and culture that will improve the love and affection among brothers and sisters the Governor noted. (NSS)
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