Rakhi celebrated in Pakistan

August 12th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The festival of Rakhi was celebrated with traditional zeal in a town in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

Hindus and Sikhs celebrated Rakhi at the Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Taxila Thursday, Dawn said Friday.

Rakhi is a festival that celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters.

Girls tied bands (Rakhis) on the wrists of their brothers when they gathered at the gurdwara.

Rakhi will be celebrated in neighbouring India Aug 13.

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