Command hospital celebrates Raksha Bandhan

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Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) The Command Hospital of the Army’s Central Command has celebrated Raksha Bandhan.

To mark this occasion, an event was organised on Friday at the Command Hospital in collaboration with Delhi Public School, Shaheed Path.

Teachers and students from the school visited the acute medical ward of the hospital where they tied rakhis to soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces and their relatives who are admitted in the hospital.

Students prayed for the well being of patients and offered them sweets. Many patients got overwhelmed by emotions and could not control their tears.

Patients and their relatives took a pledge to protect the children from bad elements of the society.

The Commandant, Major General Vibha Dutta, at the end of the event thanked the teachers and blessed the children for their gesture.

–IANS

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