Kundapur: Raksha Bandhan Celebrated In District With Tradition and Grandeur
Report by Michael Rodigues
Pics by DPK & Yogish D
Team Mangalorean Udupi -
Udupi/Kundapur: ‘Raksha Bandhan’ and ‘Noolu
Hunnime’, were celebrated with devotion throughout Udupi district on Thursday
August 2, 2012.
"Rakhi", being a symbol of strong bond between brother & sister, the
Hindu Yuva Sene of Udupi Unit, visited the Dalit Colonies and celebrated Raksha
Bandhan by tying the 'Rakhi' in a significant and traditional
A team Led by Vasudev Bhat, District President Hindu Yuva Sene, and its
members visited Dr Ambedkar Extension, Doddanagudde and Bannanje Dalit Colonies
and tied Rakhi to the residents of the colony and strengthened the bond between
Women wing of Udupi district BJP also celebrated Raksha Bandhan at their
party office. District Womens' Wing President, Mahila Morcha
President Reshma Udaya Shetty tied Rakhi to Udaya Kumar Shetty on
this auspicious occasion.
Koteshwara Vishwa Karma Community celebrated Noolu Hunnime (Sacred
Thread), at Vishwa Karma Kalyana Mantapa, on August 2. More than 70 people
changed the sacred threads and celebrated Noola Hunnime. Also at Vishwa Karma
Kalyana Mantapa the festival ‘Noolu Hunnime’ was carried in religious and
Students of Seva Sangama School tied rakhis to boys in their
respective classes, to strengthen the brother and sister bond and to increase
the responsibilities of the boys to safe guard the girls.