The festival Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi, will be celebrated on 2nd August in 2012 in Malaysia.
Raksha Bandhan is usually celebrated on 2nd August. In the year 2012 Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on the 1st Thursday of August. Raksha Bandhan is also popular in countries like New Zealand, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United States and India and is referred to as Rakhi in Malaysia. Raksha Bandhan being the most popular festival in India is also called Rakhi.
Some countries call Rakhi by different names like Rakhi Day and Raksha Bandhan.
Raksha Bandhan dates 2012 around the world: