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Vice-President, PM greet people on Raksha Bandhan

IndiaTimes Monday, 3 August 2020
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people on Raksha Bandhan, saying the festival reaffirms the strong ties of love and affection that bind brothers and sisters together.
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