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PM Modi greets the nation in ‘Bhai Dooj’ | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation today on the occasion of Bhai Dooj. He took to Twitter and said, “Best wishes to all of you on the holy occasion of Bhai Dooj.”
Bhai Dooj, the festival of a symbol of love between siblings, is celebrated across the country today. On this day, the sisters pray for their brothers to have a long and happy life by performing the Tika ceremony and the brothers offer gifts to their sisters.

Bhaiya Dooj is also known as Bhau Beej and Bhathru Dwithiya. According to Hindu traditions. Goddess Yamuna is believed to have fed her brother Yamraj Kartik Dwitiya in her own home. Since then, this day has been known as Yama Dwitiya.
(With inputs from agencies)

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