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Important Days and Dates in India

Important Days and Dates in India

Important Days and Dates for Competitive Exams

Important Date in January

1. January 9 NRI Day
2. January 10 World Laughter Day
3. January 12 National Youth Day
4. January 15 Army Day
5. January 26 India’s Republic Day & International Customs Day
6. January 30 Martyrs’ Day & World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Date in Faburary

1. February’s 2nd Sunday World Marriage Day
2. February 24 Central Excise Day
3. February 28 National Science Day

Related: List of All Branches of Science 

Important Days of March

1. March’s 2nd Monday World Commonwealth Day
2. March 8 International Women’s Day & International Literacy Day
3. March 15 World Disabled Day & World Consumer Rights Day
4. March 18 National Ordnance Factories Day
5. March 21 World Forestry Day; International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
6. March 22 World Water Day
7. March 23 World Meteorological Day
8. March 24 World Turoclosis Day

Important Days in April

1. April 5 National Maritime Day
2. April 7 World Health Day
3. April 17 World Hemophilia Day
4. April 18 World Heritage Day
5. April 21 Secretaries’ Day
6. April 22 International Earth Day
7. April 23 World Book & World Copyright Day

Important Date in May

1. May 1 International Labour Day
2. May 3 Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day
3. May’s 2nd Sunday International Mother’s Day
4. May 4 Coal Miners’ Day
5. May 8 World Red Cross Day
6. May 11 National Technology Day
7. May 12 International Nurses Day
8. May 17 World Telecommunication Day
9. May 24 Commonwealth Day
10. May 31 Anti-tobacco Day

Important Date in June

1. June 5 World Environment Day
2. June’s 3rd Sunday Father’s Day

Days to Remember in July Month

1. July 1 Doctor’s Day
2. July 11 World Population Day

Related: Bank PO General Awareness Sample Paper

Important Date in August

1. August 3 International Friendship Day
2. August 6 Hiroshima Day
3. August 8 World Senior Citizen’s Day
4. August 9 Quit India Day
5. August 15 Indian Independence Day
6. August 19 Photography Day
7. August 29 National Sports Day

Important Date in September

1. September 2 Coconut Day
2. September 5 Teachers Day; Sanskrit Day
3. September 8 World Literacy Day
4. September 15 Engineers’ Day
5. September 16 World Ozone Day
6. September 26 Day of the Deaf
7. September 27 World Tourism Day

Important Date in October

1. October 2 Gandhi Jayanthi
2. October 4 World Animal Welfare Day
3. October 8 Indian Air Force Day
4. October 10 National Post Day
5. October 16 World Food Day
6. October 30 World Thrift Day

Important Date in November

1. November 14 National Children’s Day; Diabetes Day
2. November 17 National Epilepsy Day

Important Date in December

1. December 1 World AIDS Day
2. December 3 World Day of the Handicapped
3. December 4 Indian Navy Day
4. December 7 Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
5. December 10 Human Rights Day
6. December 18 Indian Minorities Rights Day
7. December 23 Farmers Day in India

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