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MATHURA: Widows residing in Vrindavan, who would miss assembly Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Raksha Bandhan attributable to Covid-19 outbreak, have dispatched 501 hand-made rakhis and as many face masks to him, stated an NGO on Thursday. The particular rakhis […]

MATHURA: Widows residing in Vrindavan, who would miss assembly Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Raksha Bandhan attributable to Covid-19 outbreak, have dispatched 501 hand-made rakhis and as many face masks to him, stated an NGO on Thursday.
The particular rakhis have photographs of the prime minister on them whereas the masks have been themed on the temple metropolis of Vrindavan with messages like “Keep Protected” and “Aatmnirbhar” written on them.
Until final 12 months, some widows had been visiting the PM’s residence in Delhi to tie rakhi on his wrist however this 12 months they won’t be assembly him because of the Covid-19 pandemic, NGO Sulabh Hope Basis, which is supporting these ladies, stated right here in a press release.
The rakhis would attain the Prime Minister’s Workplace on Friday, two days forward of the Raksha Bandhan, a Hindu competition that symbolically binds brothers into taking good care of their sisters, the inspiration stated.
Chhabi Dasi, 75, who had personally tied rakhi to the PM final 12 months, stated spending days inside her ashram for the final 5 months had made her barely disheartened however getting ready rakhis and masks made her completely happy.
“I’ve personally designed particular masks carrying messages like ‘Keep Protected’ and ‘Atmanirbhar’ and rakhis with Modi ji’s photographs on it,” she stated, based on the assertion.
The rakhis have been ready by a gaggle of old-aged widows residing within the ‘Maa Sharda’ and the ‘Meera Sagabhagini’ ashrams within the temple metropolis of Vrindavan.
Earlier, on behalf of 1000’s of widows, four-five of them visited Delhi to current baskets of rakhis and sweets to PM Modi however that follow can be discontinued this 12 months attributable to pandemic, the inspiration’s vp Vinita Verma stated.
“The continued coronavirus disaster has disheartened these widows but it surely didn’t shatter their spirit so that they began getting ready rakhis and particular Vrindavan-themed masks for the prime minister,” she added.
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