Rakhis add colour to Goa's markets these days

Venita Gomes

The festival of 'Raksha Bandhan' is around the corner, and Goa's markets are flooded with colourful rakhis in a variety of designs. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
The festival is considered to be a celebration of the love and brotherhood between siblings and loved ones. It is also a symbol of protection. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
Sisters tie rakhis around the wrists of their brothers as a symbol of protection. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
With several options of 'rakhis' available in the market, you will also find rakhis, designed for children, which are embellished with popular cartoon characters. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
Modern-day rakhis are generally minimalistic and slender. Check out the markets in Goa to find the perfect one for you. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes

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