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103 year old Sharbati Devi ties Rakhi on PM

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New Delhi, August 07, 2017:  Sharbati Devi, a 103 year old widow, today visited the PM's residence and tied a Rakhi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wrist on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. 

Sharbati Devi lost her brother about 50 years ago, and would always miss him, especially on Rakhi. Her son wrote to the Prime Minister and subsequently, the Prime Minister invited her and family to his residence on Monday.

She was extremely delighted to meet the PM and tie a Rakhi. They had a wonderful interaction.