HUBBALLI: Several programmes were organised in the twin cities to mark the Raksha Bandhan festival. However, for most of the people the festivities were restricted to the households with sisters performing arati, giving sweets and tying raakhi on their brother’s wrist.
At the Indira Glass House, MP Pralhad Joshi took part in the Raksha Bandhan celebrations organised by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS). RSS activists tied rakhis to each other.
SSK Samaj Chief Nilakanta SP Jaddi, RSS’ Sridhar Swamy, Hubli Dharwad Mayor Sudir Sarraf, former Mayor DK Chavan, Nagesh Kalaburagi, Shankaranna Bijawad, Shivu Menasinkai, Ranga Bandi and others were present.