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Solanki, Khattar celebrate Raksha Bandhan with girl students

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki and Chief MinisterManohar Lal Khattar celebrated 'Raksha Bandhan' festival with girl studentsand teachersheretoday.

Khattar said this auspicious occasion symbolisesthe relationshipbetweenbrothersand sisters.

The chief minister was addressing about 50 girl students and more than a dozen teachers of Panchkula at his residence here today, an official release said.

On this occasion, the girl students and teachers tied 'rakhi' on Khattar's wrist and prayed for his good health and prosperity of the state.

Khattar gave them blessings and distributed sweets and gifts, the release said.

Governor Solanki also celebrated Rakshabandhan at Raj Bhawan withthegirlstudentsandsaid thatthis auspiciousoccasion reminds us ofthe piousrelationship between brothers and sisters.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 20:42 IST