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Special arrangements in Punjab jails on Rakhi

PTI  Chandigarh, August 08, 2014
First Published: 17:44 IST(8/8/2014) | Last Updated: 17:48 IST(8/8/2014)

All jails in Punjab would allow sisters of the inmates to tie Rakhi on their wrists on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, marking on coming Sunday.

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Directions for the Jail Superintendents to make special arrangements on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan has been issued, an official spokesman said here today.The jail authorities have been asked to allow visitors on Raksha Bandhan from 9 am to 5 pm so that sisters of the inmates could tie rakhies, he said.

However, strict security norms would be observed on the occasion, he said.

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