COVID-19 pandemic shadow over Rakhi shopping

Siliguri, 31st July: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, lesser people are stepping out of their homes to buy rakhis for the upcoming Raksha Bandhan festival on August 3.


The local shopkeepers stated that there are hardly any customers this festive season. Besides, there is also a shortage of Rakhi in the market.


A trader stated that although a variety of rakhis is available, they hoarded limited rakhis keeping in mind this year’s alarming situation.

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