Raksha Bandhan 2021: Rakhi bond is a popular festival in India. This festival is the festival of brothers and sisters. On the day of Rakhi bonding, sister or sisters are in the hands of grandfather or brother.
Rakhi bond festival is celebrated between Hindu religion, Jain religion and Sikh community. Many brothers and sisters of Islam celebrate this festival.
Why do brothers and sisters celebrate Rakhi bond festival?
Rakhi is not just one of them. By wearing the Rakhi, sisters or sisters express love for their brother and pray to God their goodness.
On the other hand, the brothers took an oath to protect their lifetime while reading the sister of Didi or sister.
When is Rakhi bonding (Raksha Bandhan 2021) festival?
In India, this festival is celebrated on the full moon day of the audience. For this reason, the Rakhi bonding festival is called Rakhi Purnima.
Rabindranath Tagore and Rakhi ties (Raksha Bandhan)
Rabindranath Tagore kept festivals (Raksha Bandhan) celebrated the festival of Rabindranath Tagore (Raksha Bandhan) to resist Bengali in 1905.
He called for thousands of Hindus and Muslim brothers and sisters from Kolkata, Dhaka, and Sylhet, to celebrate the bonding festival as a symbol of unity.
At that time religious intolerance in the country was at an extreme stage. We are celebrating the Rakhi bond festival today on August 15, 2019. But more than 100 years ago, the Rakhi bond festival was celebrated to bring unity between these two communities of Hindus and Muslims.
In the nineteenth century, the nationalist movement in Bengal was in the extreme stage, which was due to the uncomfortable fear of the British Empire. To suppress this nationalist movement, the British government decided to divide Bengal into two parts. At that time, Rabindranath, including Rabindranath, criticized the decision and started the movement against the partition of Bengal.
In June 1905, Lord Curzon decided to partition and passed the law for the partition of Bengal in August 1905. This law is functional on October 16, 1905.
In Saban, the Rakhi bond festival was celebrated among Hindu brothers and sisters. Rabindranath Tagore called for awakening fraternity between Hindu-Muslims and to establish resistance against the British parties to celebrate the Rakhi bond festival.
Proof of Rakhi ties in history
Krishna and Draupadi
In the Mahabharata, Srikrishna bleeding his hand, Draupadi tied his clothes in his hands. Then he promised to help him with himself as his sister. Later, during the time of Draupadi, Krishna defends his honor and is rewarded his reward.
Queen Cornwear and Emperor Humayun
When the Sultan of Gujarat attacked the Sultan Badshah of Gujarat in 1535, the queen of Chittor prayed to Humayun’s help and sent a rakhi to him. But in the end, Humayun could not protect the Chitor because before he reached the Chitor, Bahadur Shah conquered Chitro. Widow Queen Karnati did not protect himself and kept 13000 wives with 13000 wives to survive him from Bahadur Shah. Later, he conquered Humayun Chitor, the son of Bikram Singh, the son of Cornam.
At present, we all get rid of the Rakhi bonding festival. But sometimes it remains festival. Many times the old glory of the tie ties is covered under expensive and colorful Rakhi.