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Women celebrate ‘Bhai Dooj’ with Indian army soldiers in Poonch

Poonch November 6 (KINS): Women celebrated ‘Bhai Dooj’ with Indian army soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Saturday.

Women applied ‘tika’ on the forehead of the army personnel and performed other rituals.

Bhai Dooj, the festival symbolizing the love of brother-sister, is being celebrated all over the country today.

As per Hindu traditions, it is believed that Goddess Yamuna fed her brother Yamraj on Kartik Dwitiya at her own home. Since then this day is also known as Yama Dwitiya. (KINS)

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