Jamshedpur: The Chief Minister Raghubar Das celebrated �Rakshabandhan� the sacred
festival of bond between brothers and sisters with his three siblings
and other cousins at his Agrico residence on Sunday. The sisters
followed tradition and tied rakhi to their Chief Minister brother.
Women from local society also visited CM�s house and tied rakhi to
him. ” I am really happy to be here with my sisters. Today is the day of
sisters. I wish all the sisters of Jharkhand a happy Raksha Bandhan
and we are proud of all our sisters in Jharkhand,” Das said after the
ceremony of Raksha Bandhan at home.
The celebrations of Raksha Bandhan in Jamshedpur also very well
portrayed the cultural richness of the city. Though Raksha Bandhan is
a festival of North India, then also rakhi is celebrated with much
fervor in Jamshedpur. Like every year the festival of scared between
brother and sister was celebrated with fun and fanfare.
According to information, the postal authorities had prepared
water-proof envelopes. The department had provided each post office
with special envelopes that can carry rakhis and letters safely even
in times of bad weather.
A senior official of Jamshedpur Post Office, Bistupur said that every
day over thousand such rakhis were transported from the city. Despite
technology ruling the market people still rely of the post.
� We are very happy with the response.We have not yet calculated the
figures but we are confident that the business has doubled this time.
Keeping in mind the overwhelming response, more staff have been
deployed to handle rush of people at Post offices during Raksha
Bandhan,� he added.
Meanwhile, the traditional festival was celebrated with fun and
enthusiasm in the city today. People were seen making last minutes
purchases as the market was flooded with buyers.