New Delhi, Oct 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, the festival that fosters ties between brothers and sisters.
''Many congratulations to all of you on the festival Bhai Dooj, a symbol of affection and love of brothers and sisters. This auspicious occasion should further strengthen mutual relations,'' Mr Modi said in his tweet in Hindi. Bhai Dooj or Bhai Tika or Bhai Phonta is a festival celebrated by Hindus on the second lunar day of Shukla Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar or of Shalivahan Shaka calendar month of Kartika.
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