5 Gifts that every Indian sister deserves this Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner. On this day, sisters tie the sacred thread called Rakhi on their brothers’ wrists while the brothers shower them with gifts and blessings. However, going by the state of affairs in the country vis-a-vis women safety is concerned, here’s a list of gifts that every Indian sister truly deserves this Raksha Bandhan…

Love
Every woman deserves to be loved. But sisters are special. They are your first friend and confidante. So this Raksha Bandhan, shower your sister with all the love and affection. Pamper her and make her feel special on this day and forever.

Respect
With the new of rapes, molestation and sexual abuse wrecking our brains like never before, this is the best gift that you can give to your sister this Raksha Bandhan. After all, if you respect your sister, chances are high that you would respect others’ sisters too!

Encouragement
Motivate her, support her, stand by her and see her bloom into a beautiful flower. Let her chase her dreams and follow her heart and she’ll make you proud. Don’t snatch away that opportunity from her just because she is a girl.

Comfort
Be her confidante once again. Be that friend to your sister with whom she is comfortable enough to share her secrets and fears. You never know what she’s going through. By maintaining a friendly relationship with your sister, you might help her confide in you and find comfort when she needs it the most.

Safety
Since time immemorial, brothers have been promising to protect their sisters every Raksha Bandhan. This Rakhi, take a pledge to safeguard others’ sisters too! Every woman in India deserves to be safe – be it your sister or your neighbours. Just because she’s a stranger to you, it doesn’t make her an object to be abused.

Make this Raksha Bandhan a happy one in true sense!

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