The gunman, who had covered his face with a handkerchief, had stopped the sisters near Sant colony and tried to snatch Priyanka Kumari's mobile which she resisted following which the miscreant shot at her leaving her seriously injured, the SP said.
Following Tagore's call, hundreds of Hindus and Muslims in Kolkata, Dhaka and Sylhet came out in large numbers to tie Rakhi threads as a symbol of unity. Tagore's heartland Santiniketan still follows the tradition and the university students tied Rakhi to neighbours and common people to give a message of harmony
Happy Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi 2018: This brother-sister duo are symbolic of a common evil, partners in their journey of death and destruction yet bonded by strong, unusual bond of love, loyalty and protection—the Raksha Bandhan.
Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: "Most of the time, siblings bond over doing things together. In some cases, one among the siblings assumes the role of a parent, a guide or friend and takes care of the other. A child's maturity develops from such relationships."
Raksha Bandhan 2017: People across India will be celebrating Raksha Bandhan today. They have been preparing for days to prepare for the festival dedicated to the bond between brother and sister. Markets have been decked up with colourful rakhis and sweet shops are bursting with customers buying sweets for their loved one. Here are some of the best rakhi images.