Important Days and Dates – National

India is one and whole. It is true that in India there are various provinces, various languages and various cultures. But there is a unity in diversity. The people of India so long maintained a sense of unity which is based on their distinct culture. Some famous and important days and dates are celebrated or observed all over the India in a year.

Here is the month-wise list of national days of the year and their significance.

Important National Days – January

DateEventSignificance of the Day
January 9Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
January 12National Youth DayNational Youth Day celebrated on the Birth Day of Swami Vivekanada
January 15National Army DayArmy Day observed beacuse of the recognition of Lt. General K. M. Cariappa.
January 24National Girl Child DayNational Girl Child Day is observed all over the India to offer more support to Girl Childs in the country.
January 25National Tourism Day / Voters Day
January 26Republic Day
January 30Martyr’s DayDeath of Gandhiji.

Important National Days – February

DateEventSignificance of the Day
February 1Indian Coastguard Day
February 10National De-worming Day
February 10National Productivity Day
February 20Arunachal Day
February 24Central Excise Day
February 28National Science DayIn 28th February Raman Effect is invented by C. V. Raman.

Important National Days – March

DateEventSignificance of the Day
March 4National Security Day
March 16National Vaccination Day

Important National Days – April

DateEventSignificance of the Day
April 5National Maritime Day
April 5Samta Diwas
April 11National Safe Motherhood Day
April 11National Pet Day
April 13Jallianwala Day
April 14Fire Brigade Day
April 21Civil Services Day
April 21Secretaries’ Day
April 24National Panchayati Day
April 24Manav Ekta Diwas
April 30Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Important National Days – May

DateEventSignificance of the Day
May 1Maharastra diwas
May 11National Technology Day
May 21National Anti Terrorism DayDeath of Rajib Gandhi.

Important National Days – July

DateEventSignificance of the Day
July 1National Doctors DayNational Docotors Day is observed on the Birth Day of Dr. B. C. Roy

Important National Days – August

DateEventSignificance of the Day
August 9Quit India Day
August 11National Daughter’s Day
August 15Indian Independence Day
August 20National Sadvabana Divas/ Godwill DayBirth Day of Rajiv Gandhi
August 29National Sports DayBirthday of famous Hockey Player Dhaynchand.

Important National Days – September

DateEventSignificance of the Day
September 5Teachers DayBirth Day of Dr. Radhakrishnan.
September 14Hindi Day
September 15Engineers Day
1st-7th SeptemberNational Nutrition Week

Important National Days – October

DateEventSignificance of the Day
October 2Gandhi Jayanti
October 8National Air-Force Day
October 10National Post Day
October 27Infuntry Day
October 31Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

Important National Days – November

DateEventSignificance of the Day
November 7National Cancer Awareness Day
November 9Legal service day
November 14National Children’s DayChildren’s Day is celebrated on the Birth Day of Jawaharlal Neheru.
November 17National Epilepsy Day
November 18Sapper’s day
November 19National Integration Day
November 26National Law Day
14-20th novemberAll India Co-Operative Week

Important National Days – December

DateEventSignificance of the Day
December 2National Pollution Prevention Day
December 4National Navy Day
December 7Flag Day of India
14th decemberNational Energy Conservation Day
December 16Vijay Diwas
December 18Minorities Rights Day
December 22National Mathematics Day
December 23Kisan Diwas
December 24National Consumer Rights Day