80-Year-Old’s Inspiring Journey to Tie Rakhi to Brother:
With a radiant smile and armed with a rakhi, 80-year-old Bakkavva from Kothapalli village in Maliala mandal of Jagtial embarked on an eight-kilometer barefoot journey to Kondaipalli. Her purpose was to visit her younger brother, Gouda Mallesham, and tie the rakhi as part of the Raksha Bandhan celebration on Thursday.
A video capturing this heartfelt gesture, taken by a passerby, quickly gained traction on various social media platforms, earning widespread praise and admiration from online users.
The individual who recorded the video explained that he had noticed Bakkavva walking barefoot on Thursday morning and inquired about her destination. Bakkavva shared that she was on her way to visit her younger brother, Gouda Mallesham, a tradition she followed every year to symbolize the significance of the brother-sister bond during Raksha Bandhan.
She emphasized that Raksha Bandhan is a festival filled with love and joy, highlighting the importance of a strong connection between siblings. When a sister ties a rakhi, it symbolizes her wishes for her brother’s good health and a prosperous life.