Meira Kumar greets people on Rakhi

August 12th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Meira Kumar New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar greeted the people on the eve of Raksha Bandhan - a festival that reaffirms the bond of love between brothers and sisters.

“Raksha Bandhan is a festival which not only celebrates love and affection, but has always given a message of harmony and solidarity. It has helped humankind in understanding the finer aspects of life among us,” Meira Kumar said in her message.

She said the festival “is an appropriate occasion to foster a feeling of sacrifice and the responsibility to protect the weaker and disadvantaged people from ills that surround us as a nation”.

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