President Droupadi Murmu greeted citizens on the occasion of Bhai Dooj and called on people to strengthen their resolve to ensure respect and safety for women.
Murmu greeted the citizens and described the festival of Bhai Dooj as a symbol of love and trust between brothers and sisters.
The celebration of this day is similar to the festival Raksha Bandhan, on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, sisters give gifts to their brothers.
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Murmu implored citizens “strengthen our resolve to ensure respect and safety for all women”.
The President of India signed off by writing, “I wish that this festival enhances the spirit of mutual brotherhood”.
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Murmu met on Monday and exchanged Diwali greetings. She shared images of their meeting and said the two leaders “shared our desire for peace, prosperity and a better tomorrow for the whole of humanity on this festival that marks the victory of light over darkness”.
On Thursday, October 27, President Murmu will present the Silver Trumpet and Trumpet Banner to the President’s Bodyguard. The ceremony will be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
During the upcoming ceremony which will last an hour and a half, The President’s Bodyguard (PBG) will accept the President’s Silver Trumpet and Trumpet Banner.
The Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement that a presentation parade would take place, followed by an audio-visual presentation highlighting the history and significance of the Silver Trumpet and Trumpet Banner. Since the President’s Bodyguard is the President of India’s troops, they are the only military unit of the Indian Army privileged to carry the President’s Silver Trumpet and Trumpet Banner.
The horsemen will display a variety of traditional Indian Equestrian skills followed by the horses trotting in line. According to the statement release, the horsemen display will showcase the balance and ceremonial deportment of the rider and the horse.
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