The Raksha Bandhan festival in Jammu, India

17.08.2016 - India - Pressenza London

The Raksha Bandhan festival in Jammu, India
(Image by Shilpa Thakur)

By Shilpa Thakur,  Photo Journalist.

Indian women shop for ‘Rakhis’ or sacred threads in a market ahead of Raksha Bandhan festival in Jammu, India, 16 August 2016. The Raksha Bandhan, a Hindu festival celebrating the bond between sisters and brothers will be marked on 18 August. On the festival day as a tradition sisters tie a rakhi around their brothers’ wrists in return for their protection

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