Father is the daughter’s first love and the son’s first idol.
Today is Fathers’ Day.Third Sunday of June
is celebrated as ”Fathers’ Day,” every year.
It is a celebration, honouring fathers and
celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds
and the influence of fathers in society.
”Mother” of ”Fathers’Day”, Sonora Dodd,
was upset by the widespread mocking of
fathers as lazy, sleazy and drunk. She celebrated
”The Fathers’Day” for the first time ,
in church at Spokane, Washington on June 19th,1910.
Other important events of the day are-
1)Birthday of Rahul Gandhi (1970), son of Sonia Gandhi.
2)—-do—of Salman Rushdie (1947), author.
3)—-do—-of Aung San Sue Kyi (1945), the leader of
the ”National League for Democracy” in Myanmar (Burma).
4)Death anniversary of the sarod maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan,
(2009). He was born at Comilla, a village in present day
Bangladesh on 14th April, 1922.
5)Birthday of Sikh Guru Har Gobind Singh (1595).
He constructed Akal Takht in Amritsar. He added ”Manthra”( chant)
of ”Shakti” (power) with Sikh belief of Bhakthi.He died on 28th
February, 1644.But according to Sikh calendar, Nanakshai, these dates differ
from those of Gregorian calendar which we follow.
6)World Sauntering Day. In layman’s language, Saunter means leisurly walk
or stroll. The day is to roam,rove and ruminate all what pleases them.