Rakhi- the Indian festival

Today is 15th August 2019 and not only is it Indian Independence day but it’s also the day of Rahki. There are several stories behind the festival.

The story my mother told me

When I was younger my parents told me this story. There was a small kingdom in India which was being invaded. The Queen’s forces were heavily outnumbered. She sent a message to a local neighbouring King with a little…