Aug 15

On this day, 

1️⃣ India Independence Day: India Independence Day is a day when people in India tribute and honor to their political leaders and warriors that battled for India’s freedom from the British rule.


History:

India accomplished its freedom from the British rule on 15 August 1947. Since then, this day is celebrated as the Independence Day in India to recognize its independence from the 200-year-old British rule. In 2020, India is in its 74th Year of Independence. We salute Gopal Krishna, Mahatma Gandhi, Ali Jinnah, Allama Iqbal, Subhas Chandra Bose, Sri Aurobind and many more from Independence movement.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Watch nationalistic movie

  2. Watch flag-hoisting, parade and cultural events

  3. Kite flying

  4. Antakshri on patriotic theme

  5. Spend time with your family

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2️⃣ National Relaxation Day: Take a full breath, put your feet in the air and enjoy this day because it’s Relaxation Day. It’s a day to concentrate on ourselves and take a moment to relax and destress.


History:

Relaxation Day was extabloshed in 1985 via Sean Moeller. He was only 9 Years old at that time. He recommended that on this date people should not work instead spent their day on wellbeing.


Which activity you choose to relax?

  1. Reading a book

  2. A drive

  3. Spa

  4. A movie

  5. Drinks with friends

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3️⃣ World Honey Bee Day: It is celebrated on the 3rd Saturday in August brings an ideal chance to pay respect towards beekeepers, nectar lovers, and all sprouting things.


History:

World Honey Bee Day started as National Honey Bee Day in 2009 with a declaration gave by the Secretary of Agriculture, Thomas J. Vilsek. The day developed quickly carrying attention to the advantages and ecological needs of honeybees.


5 benefits of honey:

  1. It lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks, and some forms of cancer

  2. It helps in digestion

  3. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties

  4. It improves your cholesterol levels

  5. It helps to kill germs and aids in tissue regeneration

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