.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The theme for 2021 World Consumer Rights Day is tacking plastic pollution. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The day is celebrated to empower consumers around the world to fight for their rights
  • John F Kennedy's message to US Congress in 1962 propelled a movement for consumer rights, 
  • The World Consumer Rights day  came into existence in 1983 after the consumers international portal announced about it