The festival Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi Day, will be celebrated on 2nd August in 2012 in India.
Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on 2nd August and in 2012 Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on 1st Thursday of August. Countries like Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and United States also celebrate Raksha Bandhan with great fervor and refer to it as Rakhi Day in India.Raksha Bandhan is one of the most popular festivals in India and is also called Rakhi.
In some other countries Rakhi Day is also referred to as Rakhi and Raksha Bandhan.
Raksha Bandhan dates 2012 around the world: