How the festival of Raksha Bandhan was celebrated across the world

From PM Modi to Priyanka Chopra, British armed forces to BSF jawans, as well as Hindus and Muslims of Pakistan all celebrated Raksha Bandhan yesterday.

A school girl ties Rakhi to Narendra Modi's wrist

A little school girl ties Rakhi on the wrist of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is the occasion of Raksha Bandhan that brings women and children from various segments of the society to visit Modi's residence to tie this sacred thread of love and affection. (Others)

Raksha Bandhan by Armed forces in the UK

British Armed force gathered at the event to celebrate the festival of Raksha Bandhan and shared values of communities such as courage, commitment, discipline, respect, integrity, and loyalty. The events were aimed at increasing understanding of the Hindu community and the Armed forces (Facebook)

Priyanka Chopra with her brother on Rakhi

India's global superstar Priyanka Chopra celebrates Raksha Bandhan with her brother. (Pinterest)

Raksha Bandhan in the US

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh is a non-profit organisation for Hindus community in the US. It's volunteers reached out US Congressmen officials to tie rakhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and spread the message of communal harmony and that of social service. (Others)

Raksha Bandhan in Lahore, Paksitan

The Hindu community of Lahore city observes the festival of Raksha Bandhan, where various members of Hindu community from all over the city participates in the festivities with immense religious fervor, enthusiasm, and zeal. (Facebook)

Mamata Banerjee ties Rakhi on Shah Rukh Khan's wrist

West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ties Rakhi on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's wrist on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Kolkata. Already Shah Rukh Khan shares a close bond with the state due to his IPL team- Kolkata Knight Riders, but now he has one more good reason to have the connection with Kolkata. (Others)

Indian woman constable tying rakhi to a Bangladeshi soldier

The woman constable of Border Security Force (BSF) ties rakhi to a Bangladeshi soldier during the ceremony of Raksha Bandhan. This shows how an overwhelming festival could bringforth two nations together. (Others)

Muslim men also celebrates Raksha Bandhan

Hindu women tie Rakhi to Muslim men seeking peace and brotherhood among the two communities on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. (Facebook)