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Raksha Bandhan 2018, 6 unique and useful gift ideas for your loving sister

This Raksha Bandhan 2018, move over chocolates and personalised mugs. From fitness classes to safety kids, we’ve put together a list of super useful (and affordable) gifts you can buy for your sister.

Updated: Aug 24, 2018 08:42:31

By HT Correspondent

Here’s a helpful gifting guide for you this Raksha Bandhan 2018. (Shutterstock)

Raksha Bandhan celebrates the beautiful bond between a brother and sister. The ritual involves sisters tying a rakhi (sacred thread) around their brother’s wrist. In return, brothers promise to take care of their sisters.

This year, Raksha Bandhan 2018 will be celebrated on 26th August 2018, Sunday. So, if you are looking for some last minute gifting ideas, we’ve got you sorted. These gifts are not only affordable but will be super useful to your sister.

A safety kit

Keep the true spirit of Raksha Bandhan alive by gifting your sister this DIY safety kit. Buy a pepper spray, a small torch and a self defence alarm. Put these together in a box and it will make an ideal gift for your sister, especially in a country like ours. All the items are available on Amazon.com. Price range: Rs 199 - Rs 599.

Gifts of fitness



This could be the best gift for your sister, something that she will cherish for a lifetime. You can gift your sister a fitness pass via Guavapass and let her pick the activities she wishes to try. Currently, this pass is available only in Mumbai. Price: Starting from Rs 899.



Personal assistant

Gift your sister an Amazon Echo or a Google Home. Even the basic versions are pretty helpful to schedule appointments, play songs and listen to commands. Available on Amazon.com and Flipkart.com respectively. Price range: Rs 4,099.

A gift basket can be a perfect gift for your sister. ( Shutterstock )

A gourmet gift basket

Is your sister a foodie? Gift her a gourmet food basket with international cheeses, wine, jams and biscuits. You can customise it depending on her likes and dislikes. Available on naturesbasket.co.in. Price range: Rs 800 - Rs 5,000.

Fun caricature

You’ve always shared a fun and friendly bond with your sister, so there’s no better way to express your love than gifting her a caricature. You simple need to upload an image and pay. Check out igp.com. Price: Rs 550.

Gift cards

So, this one’s for the lazy brothers. No,we’re kidding. If you really love your sister just give her a gift card to her favourite brand and let her pick out her gift. Everyone’s happy and no disappointments.

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First Published: Aug 24, 2018 08:41:56

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