On August 22, the festival of Rakshabandhan will be celebrated with great pomp across India. On this day every sister ties Rakhi on her brother’s wrist and prays for the brother’s long life. At the same time, the brother also promises to protect his sister and fills the sister’s bag with happiness and gifts, but do you know that there are many villages in India where the festival of Raksha Bandhan is not considered auspicious. This holy festival is celebrated as Black Day. So let us tell you why in which villages of India do not celebrate the festival of Rakshabandhan.
Pali Village of Rajasthan
The holy festival of Raksha Bandhan is not celebrated in the Pali village of Rajasthan because the people of the village have bitter memories associated with this day. This village was attacked by Mohammad Ghori on the day of Rakshabandhan around 1230 AD. In which many people of the village lost their lives. Since then, Rakhi is considered inauspicious here and in this village, 800 years ago, the festival of Rakhi is celebrated as Black Day because on this day the people of the village lost their close ones.
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Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh
Even in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh, Rakhi festival is not celebrated for the last many years. There is a legend behind it. It is said that Lord Vishnu will take birth in this village in the form of Kalki. It is said that years ago there was enmity between the Yadavas and the Thakurs. To end the enmity, Thakur’s sisters used to come to tie rakhis to the Yadavs, but that was just a trick. On the day of Rakhi, the sisters of the Thakurs had demanded their zamindari as gifts from the Yadavas, after which the relations between the two villages deteriorated. After this accident, the festival of Rakhi is not celebrated there. This day is said to cheat the sister there.
Muradnagar of Uttar Pradesh
Rakshabandhan is not celebrated even in Muradnagar of Uttar Pradesh. In fact, the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan lived in this village and Mohammad Gauri came to know about this. After which he got the village attacked and killed many villagers. The day the attack took place was the festival of Rakhi. After the village was destroyed, people decided not to celebrate Rakshabandhan there.
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