Sibling bonding

August 07, 2014 - 12:00:00 am
A shopper looks at ‘rakhi’ (sacred thread) ahead of Raksha Bandhan in Amritsar yesterday. The annual festival, which commemorates the abiding ties between siblings of opposite sex, is marked by a very simple ceremony in which a woman ties a rakhi, a simple bracelet, around the wrist of her brother.