Why Remembrance Day matters ?

akashrodri08

 

Most of us here at home in India don’t know what remembrance day is, November 11th to us is just another day on the calendar. You can’t really blame anyone, people in general over here just don’t know what remembrance day is. well let me clear that out-of-the-way. Remembrance day is celebrated on the 11th of November to mark the end of the First Word War (1914-1918). It marked the end of the first genuinely global conflict which had become and would continue to be a major influence in the future of the world as we know it.

Now sure we can understand why remembrance day is celebrated in Europe and in America (known as Veteran’s Day). World War One was Europe’s war, fought among the major European powers over Serbia ( which was how the war actually began). It shouldn’t matter to India. We had nothing to do…

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