A number of traders in Siliguri are involved in the business of Rakhi making for decades, as they bring it from Delhi, Lucknow, and Kolkata and then sell it to the local markets.
"Rakhi is the sacred thread of love, affection and trust that sisters tie on the wrists of their brothers. This is a unique festival that strengthens our will to protect the interests of women and work for their well-being," said the president.
On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Self-help groups from the eight North-East states also sent Rakhis.
Rakhi highlights the strong and enduring bond between siblings.
The word Raksha translates to 'protection' and Bandhan translates to 'bond', therefore the day signifies a protective bond amongst siblings.
It’s time to show your siblings how much you care for them by making some special dishes for them on Rakshabandhan