He is a loving and dutiful person who takes care of my entire family and he’s the companion of my mother. He acts as the root of his family and binds each member with love and respect. Who’s he? Well, he’s my father.
Former US president Lyndon B Johnson in the year 1966, declared the third Sunday of June as Father’s Day . It became a national holiday in the US in 1972 after being officially recognized by Richard Nixon’s administration. The third Sunday of June is designated as Father’s Day in most countries.
The juncture pays accolade to fathers or father figures as they play a vital role in nurturing children. The event is celebrated across the world in order to appreciate this paternal bond, and share this universal feeling of gratitude towards fatherhood, the day is observed with great enthusiasm and love.
The dates of celebration must differ in some parts of the world, but the emotion is just the same everywhere.
It’s also said that a woman named Sonora Dodd had urged the Spokane Ministerial Alliance to commemorate June 5, which was her father’s birthday, in honor of fatherhood. Her father was American Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, who nurtured six kids with great compassion and dedication.
The basic premise from which Father’s Day draws its importance is the sober essence of paternal love. is celebrated all over the globe to emphasize the critical role of fathers besides, mothers. It praises the critical role of fathers, and revisit fond memories and express gratitude for their sacrifices, dedication, and love.
Fatherhood is an important element in the design of shaping responsible individuals in society. A Father’s contributions and efforts are universally acknowledged and admired by the world through this particular day of honouring.
Visuals by: Rahul Haloi
Article by Swagata Borah, The North-Eastern Chronicle