‘Rakhi’ is tied on the day of ‘Raksha Bandhan’ by a girl for her brother wishing for his progress and expectation that he would protect her whenever required. In the background of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, therefore, Sanatan Sanstha and ‘Ranaragini’ Division of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) tied ‘rakhis’ for devout Hindu activists, devout Hindus, Editors, reporters, well-wishers, police officers etc in various cities of Maharashtra. Report on this drive undertaken at Yavatmal, Dhule, Raigad and Amravati districts is given here.
Sanatan Sanstha and HJS undertook the drive at Yavatmal, Vani, Karanja and Ner in the district under which ‘rakhi’ was tied for District Collector Ajay Gulhane, District Superintendent of Police Rajkumar, 3 Tehasildars, 2 Thanedars, 10 eminent personalities from newspaper field, 9 well-wishers and devout Hindu activists from 4 political parties. Discussions were also held with the District Collector on HJS drive of maintaining honour of national flags.
Feedback by well-wishers
1. Shri. Amol Pawar, Tehasildar, Ner – Your drives are very good.
2. Shri. Pintu Bangar, City-Chief Shiv Sena, Yavatmal – We shall always extend cooperation to Sanatan Sanstha.
Sou. Mohini Mandhare of Ranaragini Division of HJS tied ‘rakhi’ for senior Police Inspector Satish Gaikwad of Kalamboli police station. On 15th August, PI Satish Gaikwad was conferred with President’s award. HJS also congratulated him for the same.
Sou. Sulabha Deshmukh tied ‘rakhi’ for assistant Fauzdar Vasant Varade of Karjat police station and extended greetings on ‘Raksha Bandhan’.
Sou. Anagha Marathe tied ‘rakhi’ for advocates Ravindra Oak, Jayant Cheulkar and Shriram Thosar at Alibaug (Ramnath)
Kum. Rageshree Dehspande of HJS tied ‘rakhi’ for Shri. Sunil Patil, Editor of ‘Dainik Aapal Navarajya’, Shri. Yogendra Junagade, Editor of ‘Dainik Pathadarshi’, Shri. Kshitij Agrawal, a well-wisher and businessman, Shri. Anup Agrawal, District-President of BJP, Shri. Yogesh Bhokare of ‘Shriram Janmotsav Samiti’, Shri. Manoj Pise of ‘Jai Malhar Group’, Shri. Manoj Ghodake of ‘Hindu Ekata Andolan’ Party, Shri. Bhikan Appa Varade, Founder-President of ‘Jai Shrikrushna Mitra Mandal’, Shiv Sena’s Shri. Shubham Matkar, besides other devout Hindu youth.
‘Rakhis’ were tied for many eminent personalities including ‘Pujya’ Dr. Santoshkumar Maharaj of ‘Shivadhara Ashram’, H.B.P. Balkrushna Karale Maharaj, Shri. Vivek Kalauti, former Chairman of Standing Committee of Municipal Corporation, Shri. Tushar Bharatiya, municipal councilor, Shiv Sena’s former MP Shri. Anant Gudhe, Shri. Vishal Sureka etc.
‘Raksha Bandhan’ drive undertaken even in western Maharashtra !
‘Rakhis’ were tied for Editors, police, devout Hindu activists and other dignitaries at Karad (Satara) and Kolhapur in western Maharashtra. Dr. Prashant Amrutkar, Dy. Police Superintendent of Kolhapur said that activities undertaken by HJS were need of the hour.