Sarbjit Dhunda’s Response to “Rakhri”

The Rakhri ritual is not a Sikh ritual. Its practice doesn’t fit in the Sikh philosophy. Rakhi or Rakhri means protection. This is a custom among some Hindus. Accepting a Rakhri from a girl, sister or a cousin, means that the boy takes responsibility of protecting her if she happens to the into any trouble. […]