1. The colour of carnations have a varied significance on Mother’s Day. The colour red symbolises that your mother is alive, while the white shade represents death.
2. Like slight variations with regards to the date on which the day is commemorated across the world, different countries have separate celebrations for the occasion.
3. In India, the day is a close reflection of Goddess Durga, the symbol of light over darkness, righteousness over evil.
4. The day isn’t meant to celebrate our own mothers, but any mother-like nurturing personality, be it mother-in-law, teacher, a supportive neighbour, and the like.
5. The day records one of the highest sales for greeting cards because several people purchase more than one card, possibly one for their own mother and others for mother-like figures.