Important National and International Days

Date Event/Day

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4th January International World Braille Day
6th January World Day – War Orphans
9th January Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas
10th January World Hindi Day
11th January National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
12th January National Youth Day (India)
15th January Army Day (India)
16th January National Start-up Day
17th January World Religion Day
23rd January Parakram Diwas (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti)
24th January National Girl Child Day (India)
25th January Tourism Day

National Voters Day

26th January Republic Day (India)
27th January International Holocaust Remembrance Day
30th January Martyr’s Day

World Neglected Tropical Diseases

Last Sunday of January World Leprosy Eradication Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th  February World Cancer day
6th February International Day of zero tolerance to Genital Mutilation
 9th February Safer Internet Day
10th February National De-worming Day
11th February International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Samarpan Diwas

(In India, the Samarpan Diwas is celebrated on 11th February on the occasion of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya’s death anniversary)

13th February World Radio Day (UNESCO)

National Women’s Day

15th February Shahid diwas
20th February National Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
23rd February World Peace and Understanding Day
24th February Central Excise Day
27th February World NGO Day
28th February National Science Day (India)
1st March Zero Discrimination Day

World Civil Defence Day

3rd March World Wildlife Day
4th March World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation

National Security Day

Chabahar Day

8th March International Women’s Day
11th March World Kidney Day
14th March International Day of Action For Rivers
15th March World Consumer Rights Day

Islamophobia day (This international day was designated by United Nations in 2022)

16rh March National Vaccination Day
18th March Ordnance Factories Day
20th March World Sparrow Day

International Day of Happiness

21st March International Day for the Elimination of the Racial Discrimination

World Forestry Day

22nd March World Day of Water
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24th March World Tuberculosis Day
27th March World Theatre Day
2nd April World Autism Awareness Day
4th April International Day of Mine Awareness
5th April National Maritime Day
7th April World Health Day
10th April World Homeopathy Day
11th April National Pet Day

National Safe Motherhood Day

14th April Cultural Unity Day (Recognized By India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, and Nepal)
15th April World Art Day
17th April World Haemophilia Day
22nd April Earth Day
23rd April Word Book and Copyright Day
24th April National Panchayati Raj Day
25th April World Malaria Day
26th April World Intellectual Property Day
28th April World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
29th April International Dance Day
30th April Ayushman Bharat Diwas
1st May International Labour Day
2nd May International Astronomy Day
4th May World Asthma Day
7th May World Athletics Day
8th May World Red Cross & Red Crescent Day

World Thalassemia Day

9th May World Migratory Day
10th May World Mother’s Day

International Day of Argania

(UN proclaimed 10 May as “International Day of Argania” to promote the heritage of Argania tree)

11th May National Technology Day (India)
12th May International Nurses Day (India)
16th May Dengue Prevention Day (India)
17th May World Telecommunication Day

World Information Society Day

18th May International Museum Day
20th May World Metrology Day

World Bee Day

21st May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development Anti-Terrorism Day
22nd May International Day for Biological Diversity
23rd May World Turtle Day
24th May Commonwealth Day
28th May International Day of Action for Women’s Health
29th May International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

International Mount Everest Day (Chosen By Nepal)

31st May World Anti-Tobacco Day
1st June World Milk Day
3rd June World Bicycle Day
4th June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5th June World Environment Day
7th June World Food Safety Day
8th June World Ocean Day
12th June World Day Against Child Labour
14th June World Blood Donor Day
15th June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
16th June International Integration Day
17th June World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
19th June World Sickle Cell Day
20th June World Refugee Day
21st June World Music Day

International Yoga Day

23rd June United Nations Public Service Day

International Olympic Day

26th June International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking International Anti-Drugs Day

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

29th June National Statistics Day
3rd Sunday of June International Father’s Day
1st July National Doctor’s Day
2nd July World UFO Day

World Sports Journalist Day

4th July International Co-Operative Day
11th July World Population Day
15th July World Youth Skills Day
17th July World Day of International Justice
18th July Mandela Day
26th July Kargil Memorial Day (India)
28th July World Hepatitis Day

World Nature Conservation Day

World Nature Day

29th July International Tiger Day
30th July International Day of Friendship
1st August Clergy Sexual Abuse Awareness Day
6th August Hiroshima Day
9th August Nagasaki Day

World Tribal Day

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

10th August World Biofuel Day

World Lion Day

12th August International Youth Day
15th August Independence Day of India (India)
19th August World Humanitarian Day
20th August World Mosquito Day
21st August World Senior Citizen Day
23rd August International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
29th August National Sports Day

International Day Against Nuclear Tests

30th August National Small Industry Day
2nd September World Coconut Day
5th September Teachers Day (India)
8th September International Literacy Day
12th September Unites Nations Day for South-South Co-operation

World First Aid Day

14th September Hindi Day (India)
15th September International Day of Democracy

National Engineer’s Day

16th September World Ozone Day
19th September International Talk Like a Pirate Day
21st September International Day of Peace

World Alzheimer’s Day

Biosphere Day

22nd September World Rhino Day
23rd September International Day of Sign Language
28th September Right to Know Day
30th September International Blasphemy Day
1st October International Day of Older Persons
2nd October International Day of Non-Violence (on the  occasion of the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi)
4th October World Animal Welfare day
5th October World Teacher’s Day

National Dolphin Day (India)

8th October Indian Air Force Day
10th October National Post Day
13th October World Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
15th October International Day of Rural Women
16th October World Food Day
17th October International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
20th October International Day of the Air Traffic Controller
24th October United Nations Day

World Development Information Day

World Polio Day

27th October World Day for Audio-Visual Heritage
28th October National Ayurveda Day
30th October World Thrift Day
31st October National Unity Day
2nd November International Journalist’s Remembrance Day
6th November International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflicts
9th November World Legal Services Day
10th November World Immunization day
11th November National Education Day
12th November World Pneumonia Day
13th November World Kindness Day
14th November Children’s Day (India)
16th November International Day for Tolerance

National Press Day

17th November International Students Day
18th November World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
19th November International Men’s day

National Integration Day (India)

20th November Africa Industrialization Day

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Universal Children’s day

21st November World Fisheries Day

World Television Day

25th November International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
26th November National Law Day (India)

(Also called “Constitution Day” of India)

National Milk Day

29th November International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
1st December World Aids Day
2nd December International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3rd December International day of Disabled Persons
4th December Indian Navy Day
6th December Maitri Diwas (Friendship day of India and Bangladesh).
7th December International Civil Aviation Day

Indian Armed Force Flag Day

9th December The International Day Against Corruption
10th December Human Rights Day

International Animal Rights Day

11th December International Mountain Day
14th December National Energy Conservation Day (India)
18th December International Migrants Day
20th December International Human Solidarity Day
22nd December National Mathematics Day

(The day is celebrated in India in honour of Indian Mathematician Srinivas Ramanujan)

23d December National Farmers Day or Kisan Diwas

(observed on 23rd December on birth anniversary of former Prime Minister “Chaudhary Charan Singh)

26th December Veer Baal Diwas (In remembrance of four sons of Guru Govind Singh).
27th December International Day of Epidemic Preparedness

(Announced by United Nations)


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