Raksha Bandhan is ahindu festival.The festival celebrate in brother and sister love.
It is celebrate on the full moon on the day the festival falls on odia month of Shravana (Shravana Poornima)(August). Raksha means 'protection' and Bandhan means 'bond' therefour it means the bnd of lone and protection. The festival is also called as Rakhi Poornima, Nariyal Poornima and Kajari Poornima in different states and is celebrated differently.
The brother in return offers a gift to his sister and vows to look after her. Before tying a Rakhi on their brothers hand the sisters first tie a Rakhi on the Tulasi plant and the another Rakhi on the peepal tree asking for the protection of nature – Vriksha Raksha Bandhan.
The girls bind the rakhi and wear the new dress.