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Raksha Bandhan Celebration with the poor children: An initiative by Any Body Can Donate


By Arnab Mitra

Kolkata: On the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan, the members of Any Body Can Donate (ABCD) celebrated the festival with some street children of Rashbihari areas in South Kolkata.

Raksha Bandhan elebration with street children

The program was attended by some fifty odd street children of the area, and they kept the crowd entertained with their performance.DSCN1281

The members felicitated the children with some gifts and they announced scholarship for three children. The organizations will take the full responsibility of their education with continuing to give free tuitions to these children.DSCN1301

In an interaction with NewsGram, the founder of ABCD, Atanu Acharya, said: “In India every year thousands of children are dying for hunger and the government becomes reluctant to look after these small children. So the organization is determined to help this neglected class of the society and in the future we have a motto to reach to every areas of India”.DSCN1319


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Tibetan Ladies Tie Rakhi on wrist of RSS boss Mohan Bhagwat on the event of Raksha Bandhan

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A group of Tibetan women from neighbouring Gondia district tied rakhi on the wrist of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Wikimedia Commons

Nagpur, August 8, 2017: A bunch of Tibetan ladies from neighboring Gondia locale today tied rakhi on the wrist of RSS boss Mohan Bhagwat on the event of Raksha Bandhan.

On each Raksha Bandhan, Tibetan ladies from Gothangaon in Gondia area visit the RSS base camp here so as to tie rakhi on Bhagwat’s wrist.

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-prepared by Harsimran Kaur of NewsGram. Twitter @Hkaur1025

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