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Council Members Recognized During Raksha Bandhan

Posted: August 24, 2022

The Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA, Inc.  (“HSS” or the Hindu Service Society) organization sponsored a celebration of Raksha Bandhan on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at the Randolph Township Library meeting room.

In India, Hindus have traditionally observed Raksha Bandhan festival to recognize the bond between sisters and brothers of protecting and supporting one another in Universal Oneness.

Since 2004, HSS in the United States has celebrated Raksha Bandhan at the community level, broadening this festival beyond family by thanking civic officials for protecting and bringing local communities together.

Members of the Randolph township council were honored to observe Raksha Bandhan with members of the HHS, who tied Rakhi on their right wrists in appreciation of their service to the community.

Universal Oneness
Depicted from left to right in foreground is Randolph Mayor Marie Potter, Srinivasa Vadali, Deputy Mayor Lou Nisivoccia and Sheela Gupta.