Pinaki Prasad Mohanty has right said that “Friendship is like a perennial river which flows forever. It may change it is path but will never ever dry up”.
Friendship day is a day for friends to enjoy, share their care and affection for each other. The day takes place on the first Sunday of August every year and celebrated across the world. This tradition of dedicating a day in admiration of friends began in US in 1935. On this day friends spend time together with their friends and express love for each other.
This day is celebrated in honor of friends who plays great role in our life and gives us right direction to live life perfectly. Friends do not mean people of same age, but your brother and sister can your friends. On this you show your sincerest tribute to friends, both old and new, and grateful for the important role played by them in shaping their lives.
People across the world celebrate this day with exchange of gifts like flowers, cards and wrist bands among others. Chocolate is another popular gift that works as a great present. In the present fast pace life with nuclear families friends have become essential. There is times comes when we find it difficult to discuss matters with our family members or even with our spouse, in such conditions our friends support us.
This is the only day that helps us to take out some time from the busy schedule and spend with valuable friends. May of the colleges with special programs organized this occasion. Most of these programs and events aim to give youth a chance to dance and sing with friends and enjoy a good time.