As much as in private homes, Raksha Bandha was also grandly observed at the Raj Bhawan and Mintokgang today where the Governor and Chief Minister respectively received rakhis and best wishes.
The photograph above captures a Raksha Bandhan moment at Mintokgang, the official residence of the Chief Minister here today.
Meanwhile, the day began in the Raj Bhavan on a festive note today as the Brahma Kumaris from Brahma Kumaris Rajyoga Meditation Centre, Gangtok, tied Rakhis on the hands of the Governor, Balmiki Prasad Singh.
A press release issued by the PRO to the Governor informs that the Governor has conveyed his best wishes to the people of Sikkim on the auspicious Raksha Bandhan day.
The Governor has hoped that brothers will continue displaying the role of protecting the honour and dignity of their sisters. “May this festival strengthen the bonds of love and affection in every family and our society,” the Governor has conveyed.