Whether sworn or together by blood-relation, the bond shared by a brother and sister is unparallel to all relationships on earth. In India, the essence of this sweet tie is well rejoiced every year in the celebration of Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan. With a history of more than six thousand years, this auspicious occasion still holds its traditional significance in today’s era, owing to which there are numerous exhibitions, competitions and offers all over the nation.
Far-famed for its festive fervor, Chandigarh has come up with some great events and deals this year as well, to enjoy this remarkable festival with zeal.
Rakhdi (Rakhi) Bazaar
Kick start the festive season with wide range of gifts, accessories, Gujarati Handlooms, wooden toys and much more
When: Till Sunday, 26th August
Where: VR Punjab, NH-21, Chandigarh-Kharar Road, Sector 118, SAS Nagar, Punjab
Call: (0172) 670 3300
FLYP’s Music Night
Celebrate the occasion with soulful Bollywood and Sufi songs, to be performed by the famous Nawazish Band.
When: Sunday, 26th August
Where: FLYP @MTV, S.C.O 47, Madhya Marg, Sector 26-B, Chandigarh
Timings: 9 p.m. onwards
“JALSA” RAKHI & TEEJ BAZAAR’19
Head to the much awaited “Jalsa” bazaar of Chandigarh. Celebrate this auspicious day with your siblings and rob them off of great deals on Apparels, Jewellery, Footwear, First copy Handbags, Perfumes, Home Decor, Handicrafts, Kolkata Rakhis & Lumba & much more
Where: Himachal Bhawan, Chandigarh, India
When: 2nd August
Meenakshi Dutt Makeovers
Raksha Bandhan’s special offer on 11 beauty services for both men and women including head massage, facial, hair spa and so forth; with the package worth Rs.2000.
Hurry to get the best of salon deals at Hair Masters, Chandigarh. There’s a flat 50% off on all services! Be it bridal make up or just a normal grooming day, you have to be here for to look your best!
Where: Hair Masters, Sector 9 C, Chandigarh
When: Till Friday, 31st August
Rakhi special collection
What can be more fun and better than having an offer of Exhibition cum sale!? Head to this Rakhi special collection of Designer Pakistani suits, Formal and casual all under one roof!
When: 6th – 8th August
Where: Hotel Aroma Chandigarh, Himalaya Marg, Sector 22-C, Chandigarh
Spend less and get more with special offers on facial, body polishing, hair spa and free global color with Keratine.
When: valid until 30th August
Where: Strands Salon, S.C.O 423-424, 2nd Floor, Sector 35-C, Chandigarh,
Grab exquisite designer Rakhis for your brother, starting from Rs.110.
When: Till 30th August
Where: The Jewels, S.C.O 27, Sector 11-D, Chandigarh,
Call: (0172) 504 9932
Contributed by Lekhanapriya