Siliguri, 13th August: With the festival of ‘Raksha Bandhan,’ falling on August 22 this year, markets in Siliguri have been flooded with a variety of ‘rakhis’ with pictures of political personalities and symbols.
Rakhis having pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee could be spotted in Siliguri’s Hashmi Chowk and Mahabirsthan. These rakhis have been brought from various places including Kolkata. Several political leaders are crowding to buy the rakhis.
The traders said that most of the rakhis have been sold and they are hopeful that all rakhis will be sold in a few days.