Rivers are said to be an integral part of our lives. Rivers are life-giving. Naturally, many animals and mammals are instituted on rivers for water, but the increasing pollution in the environment is becoming a curse for rivers. The existence of rivers that give life to all is in danger itself. Some rivers have become highly polluted and some are on the verge of extinction. In such a situation, it has become very important to conserve the rivers. World River Day is celebrated every year on Sundays of the last week of September. This time World Rivers Day in 2021 is being celebrated on Sunday, September 26. So let's know why World River Day is celebrated.
World Rivers Day is celebrated in many countries of the world including India. The day was started in 2005 with a resolve to protect rivers. World River Day is celebrated in many countries around the world including India. Programmes for river protection are organized on World River Day in countries like the USA, Poland, South Africa, Australia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Canada and UK etc.
Importance of World River Day: Due to increasing pollution every day, the water of rivers is also getting polluted. Pollution has also led to a change in climate, which has led to the shrinking of many rivers. On World Rivers Day, millions of people and many international organizations from many countries contribute to the rescue of rivers. On this day, people resolve not to pollute the rivers and not allow anyone to pollute. The importance of rivers among the people on this day is to further increase their awareness about cleanliness.
On World Rivers Day, all countries come together to discuss the issue of the conservation of rivers. This day is also celebrated as a festival. World River Day is organized in at least 60 countries around the world in which people participate in a big way. This ranges from cleaning rivers to river rafting. In which people take advantage of cleaning rivers as well as wandering near rivers.