"The festival of Raksha Bandhan is an occasion to strengthen the bonds of love and affection within our family and in society. It is also an occasion to re-commit ourselves to ensuring the safety and security of women," the Prime Minister said.

The Prime Minister wished the people a very joyous Raksha Bandhan and happiness and prosperity.

His message for strengthening the safety and security of women comes against the backdrop of incidents such as the December 16 Delhi gang-rape and other incidents of attacks on women across the country.


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