A day dedicated to friends

Neha Dwivedi  Starred Page By Neha Dwivedi , 7th Aug 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The thought of losing you brings out tear
causing the kind pain which i might not be able to bear!

Why is it celebrated ?

There is no proper reason behind the celebration of friendship day but the retrospection of the world scenario of 90's does lead us to some understanding .Back then the first world war lead to hostility, mistrust and hatred among countries providing perfect conditions for another imminent battle. Seeing this a greater need of friendship and camaraderie was required among nations as well as individuals. This is when the US congress decided to designate the first Sunday of August as a friendship day and with a formal proclamation in 1935, officially declared the day as a holiday dedicated in the honor of friends.

Occasion was not limited to America only!

With time several other countries adopted the tradition of dedicating a day to the cause of friendship. With more and more nations joining in the tradition , friendship day soon became international friendship day and here we are celebrating friendship day every year .

What do the friendship bands signify.

The most popular thing associated with friendship day is the well-known friendship band.A modern day token of friendship that friends gift each other to form an everlasting bond.They are the favorite items of youngsters.While girls go out for friendship bracelets, guys settle for wristbands.Throwing parties for close friends is a new tradition the Gen X has invented. Since it is an inception of 1935, friendship day celebrations has a long way to go.However much the ways of celebration might have changed , the concept behind the celebration remains the same, that is , to acknowledge one's friend's contribution in life .

"Long Live Friendship Day"

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Friendly, Friendly People, Friends, Friends Forever, Friends Like Family, Friendship, Friendship Bracelets, Friendship Day, Friendships, Love, Tradition, Traditions

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
Hello people ! I am a student whose aim is to become a professional writer .I love writing all kinds of stuff but what interests me the most is poetry . Hope you all enjoy my writing (Neha Dwivedi )

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author avatar Buzz
8th Aug 2011 (#)

Yehey, congrats on your well-deserved Star page!

Happy Friendship Day, geeta my dear!

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

thanks a lot Buzz and yes same to you.....:D

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author avatar Buzz
8th Aug 2011 (#)

Yehey, congrats on your well-deserved Star page!

Happy Friendship Day, geeta my dear!

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author avatar jayababy
8th Aug 2011 (#)

hi geeta, good share on friendship and congrats for the STAR.

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

thank you jayababy....

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author avatar Steve Kinsman
8th Aug 2011 (#)

Very nice article geeta. Congratulations on a well-deserved star page.

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

thank you Steve....

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author avatar Anisha Achankunju (Aiyanna)
8th Aug 2011 (#)

Throw down weapons hug that life,
Put an end to pain like knife.
Kiss away the tears of pain,
Give them hope when life's in vain.

Friend to all is the friend to some,
Although in life they are lonesome.
They are beautiful and beyond compare,
With hearts of gold that is so rare.

In appreciation that friend looks up to you,
With a smile that says it true.
You are the a friend and always will be,
A companion, to all in this mystery.

Thank you for your friendship.

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
14th Aug 2011 (#)

lovely poetry Anisha.....i am glad to have you as my friend.

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author avatar Carol Kinsman
8th Aug 2011 (#)

Nice article, Geeta. Congratulations on the Star page..

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

thanks a lot Carol.....

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author avatar poetic2984
9th Aug 2011 (#)

Wonderful- Well done

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

thanks poetic2984.....

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author avatar poetic2984
9th Aug 2011 (#)

Wonderful- Well done

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author avatar Retired
9th Aug 2011 (#)

happy friendship day

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

same to you Manuu....

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author avatar Humza
9th Aug 2011 (#)

short but sweet!
That was informative as well and for me every thing or writing that is related to friendship is worth reading and is always perfect!
Thanx alot for such a wow share :)
and yes zabardast pics

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

thanks Humza.. . The pics are indeed zabardast.....

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author avatar Humza
9th Aug 2011 (#)

and belated happy friendship day

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
9th Aug 2011 (#)

same to you.......

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author avatar Humza
9th Aug 2011 (#)

:P

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author avatar Tranquilpen
9th Aug 2011 (#)

Hello Geeta, This article had the power to lift me right up out of my Sunday afternoon gloom, not only did the contents do it for me, but also the vibrancy of color in your picture. Congratulations with your star award as well.

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
10th Aug 2011 (#)

i am happy that my article had the ability of lifting up your Sunday ....thanks for posting your comment.

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author avatar Songbird B
10th Aug 2011 (#)

Congrats on a lovely friendly Star Page, Geeta...\0/x

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
11th Aug 2011 (#)

thanks songbired....

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
11th Aug 2011 (#)

thanks songbired....

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author avatar johnnydod
13th Aug 2011 (#)

Friends day sounds like a great idea to me, I'm not sure if we have this in Britian but if we dont, we should.

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
13th Aug 2011 (#)

yeah, thanks David for stopping by and commenting....i really appreciate it a lot!

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author avatar Phoenix Montoya
15th Aug 2011 (#)

Aw, this is so sweet geeta. Me and my girl friends used to exchange bracelets with little trolls in it.

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author avatar Neha Dwivedi
15th Aug 2011 (#)

thank you phoenix....

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