Important Days

Days   Events  
January 1 Global Family Day
Jan  4 World Braille Day
 Jan 9 NRI Day (Pravasi Bharatiya Divas)  
Jan 10 World Hindi Day
Jan 12 National Youth Day  
Jan 13      Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti  
Jan 15 Indian Army Day  
Jan 23 Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti
Jan 24 National Girl Child Day
Jan 25   National Voters Day  
Jan 26   India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day    
Jan 27      International Day of Commemoration(Holocaust Remembrance & Education)  
January (Last Sunday)       World Leprosy Day  
Jan 30 Martyrs’ Day
February 1 Kalpana Chawla’s Death Anniversary  
Feb 2        World Wetlands Day  
 Feb 4        World Cancer Day  
Feb 7 Safer Internet Day(second day of second week of February)  
Feb 10 World Pulses Day National De-worming Day            
Feb 12 International Darwin Day ,National Productivity Day          
Feb 13 World Radio Day  
Feb 14      Valentine Day  
Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice
Feb 21 International Mother Language Day  
Feb 24    Central Excise Day  
Feb 28 National Science Day
1st March Zero Discrimination Day
March 3 World Wildlife Day, National Defense Day    
March 4 National Security Day
March 8 International Women’s Day  
March 10 CISF Raising Day  
March 11  Commonwealth Day  
March 15 World Consumer Rights Day
March 16 National Vaccination Day
March 18 Ordnance Factories Day
March 20  World Happiness Day, World Sparrow Day    
March 21   World Forestry Day  
March 22 World Water Day  
March 23 World Meteorological Day
24th March World TB Day
25th March               International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade  
27th March         World Theatre Day  
1st April Prevention of Blindness Week
2nd April         World Autism Awareness Day  
4th April   International Day for Mine Awareness       and Assistance in Mine action    
5th April National Maritime Day
7th April World Health Day, Handloom Week  
8th April World Tradition Day
10th April         World Homeopathy Day  
11th April   National Safe Motherhood Day  
17th April   World Hemophilia Day  
18th April   World Heritage Day  
21st April Secretaries’ Day
22nd April International Earth Day
23rd April World Book & Copyright Day
24th April   National Panchayati Day  
  29th April International Dance Day  
1st May International Labor Day, Maharashtra Day
3rd May Press Freedom Day
4th May Coal Miners’ Day, International Firefighters Day
7th May World Athletics Day
8th May World Red Cross Day, Mother’s Day

8th May World Thalassaemia Day 
11th May National Technology Day 
12th May International Nurses Day
15th May International Day of Family 
17th May World Telecommunication Day,
World Hypertension Day

18th May
World AIDS Vaccine Day
22nd May
International Day for Biological Diversity 
24th May National Commonwealth Day 
31st May  Anti-tobacco Day  
1st June World Milk Day
4th June   International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression  
5th June   World Environment Day  
8th June World Ocean Day
(3rd Sunday) June Father’s Day
12th June Anti-Child Labor Day
14th June World Blood Donor Day
20th June World Refugee Day  
21st June International Yoga Day
26th June Universal day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
1st July    Doctor’s Day  
6th July World Zoonoses Day
11th July World Population Day
17th July  International Nelson Mandela Day  
28th July World Nature Conservation Day
1st – 7th August World Breastfeeding Week
(1st Sunday) August International Friendship Day
6th August Hiroshima Day
9th August QuitIndia Day
11th August
National Daughter’s Day
13th August Organ Donation Day
15th August Indian Independence Day
19th August Photography Day
21st August World Senior Citizen’s Day
29th August National Sports Day
1st September National Nutrition Week 
2nd September World Coconut Day
5th September Teachers’ Day
8th September International Literacy Day
15th September Engineers’ Day
16th September World Ozone Day
21st September Alzheimer’s Day
22nd September   Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer patients)
26th September World Contraception Day
27th September World Tourism Day
29th September World Heart Day
  1st October International Day for the Elderly
2nd October Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence
(1st Monday) October World Habitat Day
4th October World Animal Welfare Day
8th October Indian Air Force Day
9th October World Post Office Day
10th October World Mental Health Day, National Post Day  
`10th October World Sight Day
11th October International Day of the Girl Child
13th October International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
14th October World Standards Day
15th October World White Cane Day
16th October World Food Day
24th October World Development Information Day, UN Day  
30th October            World Thrift Day  
5th November World Tsunami Day, National Ayurveda Day  
7th November National Cancer Awareness Day
9th November Legal Services Day
11th November National Education Day
14th November Children’s Day,         Diabetes Day  
17th November   National Epilepsy Day  
20th November Africa Industrialisation Day
21st November World Television Day  
29th November   International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People  
1st December World AIDS Day
        2nd December  National Pollution Control  
3rd December World Day of Handicapped
4th December Indian Navy Day
7th December Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
10th December Human Rights Day
11th December International Mountain Day
14th December World Energy Conservation Day  
16th December Vijay Diwas  
18th December         Minorities Rights Day  
        22nd December   National Mathematics Day  
        23rd December Kisan Divas
          24th December   National Consumers Day  
        25th December         Christmas  

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