Ten inmates of an ashram in Vrindavan visited Delhi today to present baskets full of sweets and rakhis to PM Modi on the occasion of raksha bandhan. The widows had made 1,500 rakhis for the PM. Pic/ANI

On the auspicious occasion of Raksha-bandhan on Monday, while the whole nation is enjoying the brother sister festival, some widows from Vrindavan tied Prime Minister Narendra Modi home-made rakhis at his official residence in Delhi's Lok Kalyan Marg.

A widow, while speaking to AN, said, 'We were very happy to tie the Prime Minister home-made rakhis on his wrist. We have invited him to come to Vrindavan. We poured our blessings on him.'

She further shared that it was a wonderful experience for them to celebrate the festival with Prime Minister Modi in a peaceful ambience.

Besides, there were some school students who too tied Prime Minister Modi home-made rakhis.

A student from RBS International School, Anjali, asserted that she was very happy to meet the Prime Minister for the first time.

She further expressed, 'The works and contribution by the Prime Minister for the development and self dignity of Indian women is highly appreciable and we as Indians would always extend our support towards the betterment of the nation.'