Nashik: To cherish the bond of friendship, youth brigade in the city has geared up to celebrate Friendship Day today with fun and enthusiasm even as major portion of the city market is decorated with all the gift items, ranging from chocolates, musical instruments, make-up kits, cutleries, novelties, mobiles, clothes, branded watches, electronics items to precious metals like gold and silver, keeping in mind the demand of today’s youth.
The prime market locations in the city including Main Road, College Road, Gangapur road and malls besides sub-urban areas of Nashik Road and Cidco are all set to attract and lure youngsters by offering them bumper discounts with cash back offers on a wide range of Friendship Day gift items.
The hotel and restaurant businesses in the city are also not behind. They have left no stone unturned to attract the youth brigade of the city. They are ready with special menus on the card on this very special day with prime focus on youths.
Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday in the month of August by sending cards, gifts and flowers to close friends. A cultural phenomenon related to this event is the Friendship Band that teenagers gift to their friends as a symbol of their friendship and bond that they want to cherish forever.