Bhai Dooj is a festival that celebrates the bond of love between siblings. This year, it will be observed on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. It is also known as Bhai Phota in some regions. On this day, sisters apply tikka on their brother’s forehead, pray for their well-being and happiness, and offer sweets and gifts. In return, brothers promise to protect their sisters from all evils and present them with gifts as a symbol of their love and affection. The festival is marked by family gatherings, delicious food, and exchanging warm wishes among siblings.