Come August 22,Raksha Bandhan, dedicated to the pious bond between a brother and a sister,will be celebrated in India. 

Like every year, this festival is celebrated in the ongoing Shravana month during full moon day of Purnima.The date varies each year as per the position of moon.

This year Raksha Bandhan, popularly known as Rakhi Utsav is slated to be celebrated on August 22. To facilitate the sisters to post  Rakhi for their beloved brothers,the Department of Posts has made special arrangements for handling of Rakhi Mails.

The Office of Chief Postmaster General Delhi Circle, Department of Posts, said in a statement that Special arrangements have been made upto August 16 for posting of Rakhi Mail for other states and upto August 17 for posting of Rakhi mail within Delhi.

Special posting counters are being set up in 34 important Post Offices of Delhi and 02 RMS Offices, i.e. Delhi Railway Station & New Delhi Railway Station during this period. 

Notably, to avoid last minute rush, customers have been advised to post Rakhi well in time. 

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