Friendship Day is celebrated in India on the first Sunday of August.
Friendship Day started in Paraguay.
Friendship Day 2022: Friendship is a bond that cannot be tied by words. Although the celebration of friendship is not a special day, Friendship Day 2022 is celebrated every year to celebrate this relationship. Friendship Day i.e. Friendship Day is celebrated in India every year on the first Sunday of August. On this day everyone wants to enjoy the whole day with their special friend and strengthen their relationship. Friendship Day will be celebrated on August 7 (Sunday) this year.
Amidst the preparations to celebrate Friendship Day, one question must come to mind that what is Friendship Day celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year? Why not choose another day instead? If such a question has ever crossed your mind, then we tell you how a special day was chosen as Friendship Day every year.
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This is how friendship day started
Friendship Day celebrations are said to have originated in Paraguay. The proposal to celebrate International Friendship Day was first introduced in 1958. Then the United Nations announced the celebration of International Friendship Day on July 30. Although many countries like India, Bangladesh, America celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August.
This story is also popular
The story behind the celebration of Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August is also popular. It is said that a man was murdered on the first Sunday of August in 1935 in America. The person who was murdered had a special friend, who also committed suicide out of frustration after learning of the incident.
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Seeing such attachment between two friends, the US government decided to observe Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August and gradually this day became popular. After that the first Sunday of August is celebrated as Friendship Day in other countries including India.
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First Published: August 04, 2022, 19:27 IST