The festival Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi Day, will be celebrated on 2nd August in 2012 in New Zealand.
Raksha Bandhan is generally celebrated over a period of 1 days and according to the calendar, this year 2012 Raksha Bandhan will start from the 2nd August, 2012 and go on till 2nd August, 2012. Countries like South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United States, India and Malaysia also celebrate Raksha Bandhan with a lot of enthusiasm and in New Zealand it is also referred to as Rakhi Day. Raksha Bandhan is one of the most popular festivals in India at times is also called Rakhi.
Some countries use names like Rakhi and Raksha Bandhan to refer to Rakhi Day.
Raksha Bandhan dates 2012 around the world: