Rakhi festival or Raksha Bandhan celebrated the eternal love and affection of brother and sister. In 2015, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival date is August 29. Rakhi Pournami festival is celebrated on Shravan Purnima (Full Moon day during Shravan month).
In Hinduism, many festivals are associated with this concept but, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival is the most auspicious and most celebrated among the festivals related to brother and sister relationship.
In the past, Rakhi festival or Rakshabandhan was celebrated in North Indian states and in Western Indian regions but, today it is widely celebrated throughout India and as well in other countries where Hindu communities are living.
Raksha Bandhan has been a major festival in some regions of India and is celebrated as regional fair in some more regions of India. People have integrated their regional customs with Raksha Bandhan.
In 2014, Rakshabandhan date was August 10. Rakshabandhan 2013 date was August 20. Rakhi Festival (Rakshabandhan) was on August 2nd in 2012 and on 13th August in 2011.