A man in India’s Bihar died after a snake bit him when he was trying to tie rakhi on it while celebrating Raksha Bandhan.

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated in Hinduism to honour the bond of brother and sister, in which the sister ties Rakhi on her brother’s wrist.

As per reports, the man, Manmohan was getting his sisters to tie rakhi to a pair of snakes but one of the snakes bit him.

The video shows the 25-year-old man holding the snakes and trying to tie a rakhi on them.



Manmohan, who was a snake charmer, was bit by one snake after which he was taken to a nearby hospital but he could not survive.

Manmohan was bit when he tried to put ‘tika’ on one of the snakes, the other crawled towards him and bit his foot.

After the incident, he checked his foot and seemed to be doing fine as he continued his activities. Manmohan was later rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead.

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The 25-year-old used to catch snakes and treat their wounds for more than a decade. Manmohan also used to treat people in his village who suffered from snakebites.