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HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
SRINAGAR, August 20, 2013
Governor NN Vohra has felicitated the people on Raksha Bandhan and expressed sincere hope that this auspicious occasion would usher a new era of peace, amity, harmony, progress and prosperity in the state. In his message, the governor observed that Raksha Bandhan is a unique feature of India's cultural ethos, symbolising the special bond between brothers and sisters. Meanwhile, union minister for new and renewable energy Farooq Abdullah has also extended greetings to people on Raksha Bhandan wishing them well-being and prosperity.

He highlighted the high tradition of celebrating festivals in Jammu and Kashmir in amity and brotherhood.