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Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in honor of the father. This day is celebrated in the society as a celebration of fatherhood, ancestral bond and influence of father. Pitra Divas is celebrated in honor of men who signify the essential role of fatherhood. This day is celebrated to express our gratitude for the sacrifices they make, the upbringing of the children and their dedication to their family. Also Read: Mother’s Day 2021 and Matru Divas Wishes: Send these wishes on Mother’s Day via WhatsApp Stickers, Facebook Greetings, and HD Images
In 1909, an American girl Sonora Smart Dodd proposed an idea to honor the father. Many local clergy accepted the idea, and on June 19, 1910, the first Father’s Day ceremony was held by Sonora Smart Dodd in Spokane, Washington. After completing his education in 1930, Dodd started promoting the festival at the national level. This helped him trade groups tie makers, tobacco pipes and other traditional gifts for fathers.
In 1924, US President Calvin Collie gave his consent on Father’s Day. Then in 1966 President Lyndon Johnson made an official announcement to celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June. In 1972, Father’s Day was declared a permanent holiday in the United States. At present, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June all over the world. In India too, its propagation is gradually increasing. On Father’s Day, make your father special and tell him that his son or daughter will always stand in his support in his time of need. Whatever it may be