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Armed Forces Minister Penny Mordaunt at The Venkateshwara Balaji Temple in Birmingham.

Raksha Bandhan is a major Hindu festival, symbolising bonds of mutual protection within families and within communities.

For Armed Forces Hindus, Raksha Bandhan holds particualr significance as itÕs a chance to celebrate and emphasise the duty the Armed Forces have to protect their society.

Photographer: Cpl Timothy Jones RLC