celebration of rakshabandhan

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Celebration of Rakshabandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters.
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Rani Karnavati and Emperor HumayunA popular narrative that is centered around Rakhi is that of Rani Karnavati of Chittor and Mughal Emperor Humayun, which dates to 1535 CE. When Rani Karnavati, the widowed queen of the king of Chittor, realised that she could not defend against the invasion by the Sultan of Gujarat, Bahadur Shah, she sent a Rakhi to Emperor Humayun. Touched, the Emperor immediately set off with his troops to defend Chittor. Humayun arrived too late, and Bahadur Shah managed to sack the Rani fortress. Karnavati, along with a reported 13,000 other women in the fortress, carried out Jauhar on March 8, 1535, killing themselves to avoid dishonor while the men threw the gates open and rode out on a suicidal charge against Bahadur Shah troops.

When he reached Chittor, Humayun evicted Bahadur Shah from fort and restored the kingdom to Karnavati son, Vikramjit Singh. Although contemporary commentators and memoirs do not mention the Rakhi episode and some historians have expressed skepticism about it, it is mentioned in one mid seventeenth century Rajasthani account.


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Types of Rakhi
Rakhi Food
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Rakhi Thali
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Raksha Bandhan
Things to Know about Rakshabandhan
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A big celebration of patriarchal tradition
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