On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Saturday, women and children from various segments of society called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence and tied rakhis on his wrist. The prime minister blessed the children and conveyed his best wishes to everyone on the occasion, a statement issued here said.
Sibling love was at its peak among Bollywood celebrities on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Saturday. From Shabana Azmi to Priyanka Chopra and Manoj Bajpayee — actors shared the joy of having a sibling in their life.
They took to micro-blogging website Twitter to wish everyone on the festival. Here’s what they tweeted:
Shabana Azmi: I am very sad to miss tying rakhi on my brother #Baba Azmi. He is shooting in Aurangabad im in Chennai. I am fully sentimental about rakhi. Miss him.
Priyanka Chopra: And a happy Rashabandhan to all the sisters out there who feel what I’m feeling… Like u belong… #SiblingLove.
Shraddha Kapoor: Blessed to tie Rakhi every year to my two precious brothers. Happy Raksha Bandhan brothers?? @SiddhanthKapoor @priyanksharma.
Manoj Bajpayee: May the sacred threads of rakhi strengthen your family bonds.#HappyRakshaBandhan http://fb.me/NQS0VglB.
Sonakshi Sinha: Where are all the boys today?!? Oh… Forgot it’s Rakhi day? Happy Raksha Bandhan guys and girls… Make it count.
Genelia Deshmukh: It’s easy Nig when I have the best brother in the world…. Happy Raksha Bandhan my little Nigu Pigu.
Sonu Sood: Happy Raksha bhandhan!! My sisters… my world!!! Monika and Malvika @libransood
Divya Dutta: You @raahuldutta are mom’s most precious gift to me! Brother, father and best friend! Happy Rakhi to the sweetest brother in the world!