News24LAST UPDATED: Sept. 26, 2020, 12:05 p.m.
Daughter’s Day 2020 in India Date: Daughters are flagging their success in every field and are contributing shoulder to shoulder in the development of the country. To celebrate this, every year, Daughters Day is celebrated as Beti Day. In India, it is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September every year. This year it is on Sunday, 27 September.
Why Daughters' Day is Celebrated Right from his birth, the family starts worrying about everything from dowry. Many times daughters are killed in the womb itself. They have to be victims of domestic violence, dowry, and rape. This day was started to save daughters and to create awareness in society about them.
Today the perception is breaking that daughters are inferior to sons in any case. The government has also worked to improve the condition of girls through several schemes. The slogan of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' is a step towards the empowerment of girls. Many programs are also being run for their education, health, etc.
Due to this, the sex ratio of girls has also improved. According to a recent UNICEF report, the sex ratio of girls and boys in India has improved. The sex ratio in primary schools has improved, leading to a decrease in child marriages and half the cases of teenage pregnancies.
When is World Daughters Day celebrated around the world?
Not only India, but many other countries also have a similar perception of daughters. Daughters Day is celebrated on different days in almost every country to create awareness about it.
How to Celebrate Daughter's Day
If you are the father or guardian of a daughter, then on this day, you should do your favorite things to make your daughter special. Gift him a book or something he likes. If you want, you can make his favorite dish at home.