A priest continues with tying Janai, or sacred thread, around the wrist of devotees even after the surgical gloves he was wearing got torn off during Janai Purnima festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. The priest was wearing the gloves as a precaution against the coronavirus.
A girl, puts vermillion on her brother's forehead during Raksha Bandhan festival in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Rakhis or sacred threads are tied onto the wrist of brothers by sisters during this festival that celebrates the bond between them.
Former women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami ties 'Rakhi' on the wrist of West Bengal Sports and Youth Services Minister Arup Biswas and former cricketer Laxmi Ratan Sukla during an event on the eve of 'Raksha Bandhan' in Kolkata.