What Next After Surgical Strike Day? Declare Nov 9 DeMon Day

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What Next After Surgical Strike Day? Declare Nov 9 DeMon Day

Illustration: Robin Chakraborty

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ust seven days of the week have never been enough for humans. We can’t be expected to dread Mondays and celebrate Fridays forever. So we’ve came up with new days. Those who dream of buying Porsches call it “someday”. Others who dream of climbing Everest call it “one day”. A few others were invented by generous ad executives. There’s Father’s Day, which acted as an antidote to the Great Depression in the USA. There’s Friendship Day, Rose Day, Siblings Day, and even a whole month of Movember, during which shaving is frowned upon.

While advertising, pop culture and FOMO has capitalised on this trend of naming days, how could governments be left behind? Given that after the Constitution, the two things our various governments have held in high regard are PR and advertising, it’s only natural that they should jump on the bandwagon.

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