Bhopal: The shopping for Rakhshabandhan is in full swing and sisters are buying best rakhis for their brothers. Rakhi stalls are selling a variety of colourful threads and luring customers with both simple and designer rakhis.
With City markets sporting a festive look, thanks to all the colourful rakhis, people are busy picking their favourite options. And this year, in a heartening development, more Bhopalis are consciously opting for eco-friendly rakhis, both online and offline. Also, customized rakhis are in great demand this year.
Since this festival is a happy occasion for kids, they love to celebrate it in their own way. For kids, cartoon and Bahubali rakhis are available in the market. Rimmi Dubey, mother of a 7-year-old Aarvi, said, “Bahubali remains a favourite for kids even today, especially boys. So, my daughter has bought three Bahubali rakhis for her cousin brothers. Each rakhi was priced at Rs 60.
Lumba Bhabhi rakhis in new and heavy look Lumba Bhabhi rakhis have also come in new and heavy look with long thread than usual. Long and heavy lumba embellished with big colourful tassels are alluring the buyers. Bangle lumbas are another attraction for the females. A trader at New Market sid “This year, the bracelet and chain Rakhis are new in the market for this Raksha Bandhan.
AD rakhis which are silver and gold plated with stones are available in wide variety of designs and patterns up to Rs 5,000. Besides, for the Bhabhi, there are lumba rakhis which are designed in long and heavy look. Tassel lumba in long thread and bangle lumba are more in demand among buyers.”
Beautiful Rakhis are being displayed at many shops. City markets including 10 No Market, New Market, City, malls, shops and showrooms have come up with new stock of rakhis and outfits to be worn on the occasion. The market is having collection of sparkling Rakhis that would certainly sway the brothers’ hearts when tied on their wrists.
Preparations have started at homes too On any great occasion, outfits play a very important role and it becomes an excuse too for buying new attires to mark the events. Therefore, markets have been decked up with latest outfit stocks. Simple chocolates and cakes, designer watches, jewellery and casual dress have also joined the shoppers. Preparations have been started at homes too.
Women have started cooking sweets and snacks for the festival. As well as, sisters residing far away from their brothers are busy in posting rakhis and their love through speed post and courier. Online shopping websites are offering full package of Rakhi and other supporting alluring stuffs. Huge crowd can also be witnessed these days.
City is going to be witnessed with tremendous celebration of the two festivals on the same day sharing the bond of brother-sister and patriotism simultaneously Saumya Khare, a housewife, said, “Every year, I send rakhis to my brother and sister-in-law, who live in Mumbai. This year, I have sent a zari rakhi for my brother and a lumba for my sister-in-law. Both looked very trendy. I bought them from the local market.
Such rakhis are priced between Rs 60 and Rs 500. You can also avail the rudraksha rakhis, which are priced at around Rs 150. Rudraksha is supposed to brings luck, health and happiness. Therefore, sisters prefer to tie rudraksh rakhis on their brothers’ wrist for their well being.”
You can also brighten up your brother’s day by tying an artistically crafted bracelet rakhi on his wrist. These rakhis look creative, stylish and cool. They come in amazing designs, bright colours and style. Designer and customised Rakhis available The city geared up for the preparation of the auspicious festivals. City markets are stocked up with designer and customised Rakhis. From bracelet rakhis to the pearled rakhis are in trend and mostly being demanded by the buyers.
A wide variety of colourful ‘Rakhis’ embedded with precious stones are available in the markets. Several makeshift stalls displaying colourful threads can also be seen at every nook and streets. Designers have also come out with special rakhis to woo the customers all age groups. Musical cartoon character rakhis are most in demand among children. The holy thread of Rakhi is a hearty expression of emotions of a sister to her brother.
The sisters would be feeling confused on what unique and designer rakhis to buy for their brothers this year? Usually rakhis are removed after few days or months of the occasion. Well, now it is possible to wear it for long with the newly ranges of bracelet Rakhi available in the market which are perfect to embellish the wrists of the brothers.