Among men and women who are not blood relatives, there is also a transformed tradition of voluntary kin relations, achieved through the tying of rakhi amulets, which have cut across caste and class lines, and Hindu and Muslim divisions. In some communities or contexts, other figures, such as a matriarch, or a person in authority, can be included in the ceremony in ritual acknowledgement of their benefaction.
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Top 10 quotes for Father's Day:
1. “A girl’s first true love is her father.” —Marisol Santiago
2. “A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow.” —Unknown