City markets decked-up for Raksha Bandhan

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Aug 2017 15:01:07

Staff Reporter,

City markets are flooded with crowd with people mainly purchasing eatable items for Raksha Bandhan festival. Sweet shops were found rushed with tempted people preparing for Raksha Bandhan, while every brother was busy in purchasing unique gifts for his sister. Purchasing of rakhis, gift articles, bangles, sarees and especially sweets and namkin were on demand by people. Sweet and namkin shops were clouding with customers.

One of the shopkeeper said that when it comes to youngsters they are looking for packed sweet items including chocolates where as elderly where seen buying namkeens and sweets. Prawal Sharma one of the local said that since we are in joint family good number of guest comes to our house during Raksha Bandhan festival and we prefer to buy sweets and other items for our guest. It has to be mentioned that, temples are also being decked up for special pujan on sacred day of Raksha Bandhan. Devotees and visitors offers rakhis to their lords for their spiritual strengthen with them.

Namrata Saxena said that, our house witness good number of crowd of sisters and we all love sweets and preparing eatables at home is time consuming so we prefer giving orders for Gulab Jamun in advance. Usually this festival witness women returning back to their maternal homes while brothers residing outside city were came back to their homes for celebrating most loveable festival of sister and brother relationship, at Rakshabandhan.