Jamia girls send rakhis to bravehearts at border
The girls of Jamia Millia Islamia University gathered in colourful dresses on the occassion of RakshaBandhan in the university premises for a special reason of a goodwill gesture and sent bunch of Rakhis to the Indian soldiers posted at the borders.
The Rakhis would be sent to the Army Chief General Bipin Rawat so that they could be distributed to the soldiers at the front.
"We have also written some messages for our brothers who are guarding our borders and we want to let them know that we are always keeping them in our good wishes," said Umaina, a Jamia student, displaying a beautiful rakhi she was holding.
The girls were also seen writing messages for the soldiers and placing them inside the envelopes. "We have written messages for our soldiers who spend sleepless nights at the borders so that we could sleep in peace. On RakshaBandhan, a brother pledges to safeguard and protect her sister and that's what our soldiers do at the border. We just want them to know we care for them," said Maria Khan, a JMI student.
The girls said they bought the rakhis well in advance and had planned to send them at the borders this Raksha Bandhan. There were some who have got an opportunity to send a rakhi to the soldiers for the first time.
"The girls at Jamia had shown that they do care for our bravehearts protecting Indian borders. Considering the tough condition they are in from snow clad borders to deserts, this love and affection from the university girls would certainly bring them a self of satisfaction and a smile on their face," said Ahmad Azeem, PRO Jamia University.