Knots of harmony tied on Rakhi Bandhan programme at Panighata police outpost

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PRASHANT ACHARYA
SILIGURI
26 Aug 2018

Setting an example of harmony and brotherhood Panighatta police outpost on Sunday organised Raksha Bandhan where Hindu-Muslims, Christians and Buddhist brothers and sisters tied Rakhi to each other.
Around 200 people including students, teachers, social workers, police personals, and local residents belonging to all cast and community gathered at newly inaugurated Police outpost to celebrate the festival of bond of love.
Women and girls of various cast and communities in their traditional attires tied Rakhi as example of harmony and brotherhood and also to aware people throughout the nation to live peace and unity.
Mohhamad Azad, a school teacher of Panighatta High School said, “I am proud to participate in a festival where everyone felt it’s not only the festival of Hindus but festival of love, harmony and brotherhood.”
Munna Mukhia also echoed the similar lines and said that she enjoyed Rakhi and felt that she now has hundreds of brothers from various community and castes to protect her.
Tapan Das, officer-in-charge of Panighatta Police Outpost said, “The programme is organised with the coordination of police and local public and with this programme we want to send the message of peace and harmony to all. The programme was planned after the inspiration by iconic Rabindranath Tagore who invoked the spirit to Raksha Bandhan to espouse the cause of Hindu-Muslim unity” .