Daughter’s Day – Date, History, Importance & Celebration

Daughter’s day, as the name suggests is a day of daughters, celebrated to celebrate the daughters. Like many other festivals and occasions, daughter’s day is also celebrated on different days in different countries. In India, it is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September every year. This year it will be celebrated on September 27, 2020. Children are blessings of God no matter male, female, or other. They should be cherished and loved without considering the gender or days. But it’s nice to have a separate day for daughters to appreciate, celebrate, and honor them just like son’s day is celebrated in the month of September.

Daughter’s Day – Date, History, Importance & Celebration

One shouldn’t find any reason to celebrate children or daughters. It is just a day to appreciate them more. However, there are male-dominated societies where females children are considered inferior to male ones. So, the Government of many countries form different policies in favor of female children and encourage equality. Adding the daughter’s day to the calendar was also a decision of the Government to encourage equality and female children. 

The success of this occasion showcases how the times are changing and developing. People are now more happily celebrating this day with huge fun and enthusiasm. Families celebrate their daughters on this day happily. As it falls on a Sunday every year, families and daughters come together to celebrate this day to planning a picnic or a get together with lunch or dinner.

Daughter’s Day Date

Daughter’s Day date 2019: September 22

Daughter’s Day date 2020: September 27

Daughter’s Day date 2021: September 26

Different families celebrate their daughter’s day in different ways. Some parents write letters bringing their hearts out to their children, some parents organize parties and get together, or organize picnics. They also give gifts to their daughters, cut cake, and eat pizzas. The rest of the celebration varies from family to family, depending upon the family and daughters. 

Earlier daughter’s day was celebrated to make people understand the importance of daughters and to remove this myth that daughters are a burden. It was also celebrated to eliminate cultural practices such a dowry. But now it is celebrated to honor and appreciate the daughters.

In present times, families celebrate daughter’s day by making cards and writing letters organizing lunch and dinners, planning picnics, and in case of personal touch, they just spend the day together at home and enjoy.

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No matter how people celebrate their daughter’s day, the thing which most important is to appreciate the children and cherish them with love and care irrespective of gender and age.

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