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BJP women's wing from Gujarat sends one lakh rakhis to PM Modi

New Delhi: Ahead of the 'Raksha Bandhan' festival, the women's wing of Gujarat BJP on Saturday sent over one lakh 'rakhis', collected from across the state, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi."Gujarat BJP's women wing on
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PTI 23 Aug 2015, 14:47:53 PM IST

New Delhi: Ahead of the 'Raksha Bandhan' festival, the women's wing of Gujarat BJP on Saturday sent over one lakh 'rakhis', collected from across the state, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"Gujarat BJP's women wing on Saturday sent more than one lakh rakhis, collected from across the state, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official residence in Delhi," a release from the party's women wing president Jyoti Pandya and vice president Hemali Boghawala, said.

These rakhis were collected from the women social workers and party leaders from across the state, it added.During his chief ministerial stint in Gujarat, Modi used to organise Raksha Bandhan festival at his official residence in Gandhinagar, where women from all walks of life used to tie rakhis to him.

Last year as well, thousands of elderly widows from Varanasi, Modi's Lok Sabha constituency, had sent rakhis to him.

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