Mothers Day 2022: Mother's Day is a special day for all mothers, whose contributions are often overlooked
Mother's Day is observed in a number of countries around the world. However, it is not celebrated on the same day in all countries.
it's celebrated on the second Sunday in May. One such country is India. Mother's Day falls on May 8 this year in India.
It's a day to acknowledge the unquantifiable and selfless contributions of every mother in her children's success. It is also a day to thank her for that.
While the Indian culture has always emphasised a special place for mothers, the idea of celebrating Mother's Day first came up in the early 1900s.
In 1908 a woman named Anna Jarvis in the US first decided to commemorate Mother's Day in memory of her mother who had passed away three years before that.
Within a few years, several parts of the US began celebrating this day.
In 1914, US President Woodrow Wilson declared it a national holiday.
Happy Mother’s Day 2022: In the year 1907, the modern-day concept of commemorating Mother’s Day was born.
The first Mother’s Day service of worship was given at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia, by Anna Jarvis