By: Pranita A. Deshpande
The Hague: The day, also known as “Rakhi”, offers Hindus the opportunity to celebrate the bond and love between a brother and sister, or siblings in general.
Translated from the original Sanskrit word , “Raksha Bandhan” means “bond of protection.”
Indian Embassy in The Hague celebrated “Rakshabandhan” , strengthening the bonds of love, trust and protection between brothers and sisters of India here in the Netherlands.
The event was held on August 11, at the Gandhi Center, the cultural wing of ICCR and was inaugurated by Ambassador Reenat Sandhu addressing the Indian community.
The event was a huge success and attended by a large number of people. The Ambassador and Director of Gandhi centre Shiv Mohan Singh greeted everyone with Bamboo Rakhi’s to all the friends present on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
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