Widows residing in Vrindavan, who would miss assembly Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Raksha Bandhan resulting from COVID-19 outbreak, have dispatched 501 hand-made rakhis and as many face masks to him, stated an NGO on Thursday.
The particular rakhis are having photos of the prime minister on them whereas the masks have been themed on the temple metropolis of Vrindavan with messages like “Keep Secure” and “Aatmnirbhar” written on them.
Until final 12 months, some widows had been visiting the PM’s residence in Delhi to tie rakhi on his wrist however this 12 months they won’t be assembly him as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, NGO Sulabh Hope Basis, which is supporting these ladies, stated in an announcement.
The rakhis would attain the Prime Minister’s Workplace on Friday, two days forward of the Raksha Bandhan, a Hindu competition that symbolically binds brothers into taking good care of their sisters, the inspiration stated.
Chhabi Dasi, 75, who had personally tied rakhi to the PM final 12 months, stated spending days inside her ashram for the final 5 months had made her barely disheartened however making ready rakhis and masks made her pleased.
“I’ve personally designed particular masks carrying messages like ”Keep Secure” and ”Atmanirbhar” and rakhis with Modi ji”s photos on it,” she stated, based on the assertion.
The rakhis have been ready by a gaggle of old-aged widows residing within the ”Maa Sharda” and the ”Meera Sagabhagini” ashrams within the temple metropolis of Vrindavan.
Earlier, on behalf of 1000’s of widows, four-five of them visited Delhi to current baskets of rakhis and sweets to PM Modi however that observe could be discontinued this 12 months resulting from pandemic, the inspiration”s vice chairman Vinita Verma stated.
“The continued coronavirus disaster has disheartened these widows but it surely didn’t shatter their spirit in order that they began making ready rakhis and particular Vrindavan-themed masks for the prime minister,” she added.