Virtual bond Many see the festival as a reason for family reunions, but not this year

Rakhi celebrations turn long-distance and online, due to COVID-19

Meghna Majumdar
Screenshot of an aerial shot by Sreepad Gaonkar
Society

An aerial perspective of the pandemic

Neeraja Murthy
Mridul George’s group of friends which virtually ‘meets’ over tea daily
Society

Friendships sustained virtually are a source of strength during the pandemic

Shilpa Nair Anand
Faith

Essence of Sastras

Faith

The Festival of Sacrifice

The boys sailed the boats at a one metre distance from each other
History & Culture

Manapad fishermen sail miniature boats to spread awareness on COVID-19

Akila Kannadasan
Festive colours Some of the rakhis on offer and the artisans of Himalayan Blooms special arrangement
Life & Style

rakhi 2020 This Rakshabandhan, sponsor artisan-made rakhis for Indian Army personnel

Deepa Alexander

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