A few days ahead of Rakshabandhan, women in the flood-hit districts of Maharashtra have expressed their gratitude to the security personnel for helping them.
Women and girls, including lady police officers were seen tying rakhis on the wrists of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel in Sangli’s Pakija Masjid area on Monday.
After helping the flood affected area our NDRF teams and security forces were leaving the area….. this is how the ladies of Sangli (Maharashtra) greeted them on their way back….tears 😭😭#army #rakshabandhan #flood #securityForces #NDRF #salute #rakshabandhan2019 #rakhi2019 pic.twitter.com/2izYE9xRdP— Tarun Tyagi (@AuthorTarun) August 13, 2019
In the video clip shared on Twitter, women can be seen performing puja, and tying rakhis on the NDRF team and security personnel. It was their way of giving thanks to the men in uniform for their help with the rescue operations in the flood affected region.
Not just restricted to Sangli, women were tying rakhis on the wrist of Navy personnel in Kolhapur district as well.
#MaharashtraFloods Heartwarming scenes witnessed in village Rajapur, Kolhapur as ladies tied ‘Rakhi’ to their #IndianNavy brothers for fulfilling their ‘dharma’ by protecting them when all hope seemed lost @CMOMaharashtra @Dev_Fadnavis @rajnathsingh @narendramodi @ani_digital pic.twitter.com/vqyDptk7Xm— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) August 11, 2019