June 21 also marks the longest day and shortest night of the year. From here the days will become smaller, while the nights start gaining more duration till they become longest on December 22.
In case you are not aware about it, today is the summer solstice – the longest day of the year. On the longest day, the duration of sunlight is comparatively more than that of any other day. The solstice occurs twice a year and is referred to as the ‘summer solstice’ and ‘winter solstice’. The longest day of the year is a cause of celebration for many, whether you feel a spiritual connection to the power of the sun or are simply relieved that summer has finally arrived. Why is it the year’s longest day? The summer…