Celebrations, Festivals & other Days
updated on: 19-07-2021
- Bonalu Festival is celebrated in: Telengana. •International Nelson Mandela: July 18
- World Population Day: July 11. • World Malala Day: July 12 • World day for International Justice: July 17.
- World Zoonoses Day: July 06, World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on July 6 to commemorate the first vaccination administered against a zoonotic disease like Ebola, Avian influenza, and West Nile virus. Zoonosis is an infectious disease that spread from non-human animals to humans. Zoonotic pathogens can be bacterial, viral, or parasitic which can spread to humans through direct contact or through food, water, or the environment. For example, Coronavirus spread from bats to humans, and we already have witnessed how it can create a major public health problem around the world.
- American independence day: 04 July, is the birthday of the United States of America. It is observed as a federal holiday commemorating the USA Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The day is special because it marks the time when the United States of America gained independence from Great Britain.
- International Plastic Bag Free Day: July 03. Plastic has invaded our lives, from food packaging to life-saving medical innovations we use plastic products 24X7. The International Plastic Bag Free Day is observed on July 3 every year, to raise awareness about the grave issues of plastic pollution and its impact on humans, environment and marine life.
- World 'Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO): 02 July. • International Day of Coopratives: July 03.
- Forest Festival WEek(Van Mahotsav Saptah): 01 July to 07 July.
- National Doctor's Day: 01 July. On the death Anniversary of Dr. Vidhan Chandra Rai. • Chartered accountant Day: 01 July, • SBI Day: 01 July.
- International Fruit Day: 30 June.
- International Asteroid Day: 30 June. marks the 113th Anniversary of the largest recorded asteroid impact that took place near the Tunguska River in remote Russian Siberia. According to scientists, who study Near-Earth Objects or NEOs, most asteroids are irregularly shaped.
- International Day of Parliamentarism: June 30
- National Statistics Day: June 29. On the anniversary of P.C. Mahablonis. • World Statistics Day: October 20. • International Day of Tropics: June 29.
- World Humanitarian Day: 21 June. • International day against Drug Abuse: 26 June. • World Vintilage Day: June 25. observed since 2011.
- UN National Public Service Day: June 23, The United Nations (UN) holds a Public Service Awards ceremony each year. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions worldwide. This event promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service. At the same time, Africa Public Service Day is celebrated in Africa to coincide with the United Nations Public Service Day. Many public service organizations and departments around the world celebrate this day by holding various events to recognize the valuable role
- International Widow Day: June 23, is a United Nations ratified day of action to address the "poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries". The day takes place annually on 23 June. International Widows Day was established by The Loomba Foundation to raise awareness of the issue of widowhood.
World Rainforest Day: June 22.
- Ladakh celebrated Hemis Festival: June19-20. The two-day Hemis Festival which is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava also known as the Second Buddha,
- World Hydrography Day: June 21. The day selected to mark the day also celebrates the anniversary of the International Hydrographic Organization’s establishment. World Hydrography Day: Significance. The day is marked to recognize the IHO at the worldwide level and to encourage all governments to collaborate with the IHO, to promote safe navigation and marine life preservation.
- World Music Day: June 21. • International Yoga Day: June 21. Theme: 'Yoga for wellness'.
National Reading Day: June 19 •World Refugee Day: June 20
- Autistic Pride Day: Autistic Pride Day is celebrated on June 18 every year all around the world. Organizations from across the globe arrange events, lead awareness campaigns, and arrange for health camps. The main aim of marking this day is to create awareness about autism among people
- UNSustainable Gastronomy Day: 18 June, The United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) adopted the resolution A/RES/71/246 on 21st December 2016 and proclaimed the 18th June as Sustainable Gastronomy Day. Gastronomy: Gastronomy is the art of food which refers to a style of cooking in a particular region. It also refers to the local food and cuisine.
- World day to combat desertification & draught: 17 June. • Raja Parab Festival: celebrated in Odisha. • International Picnic day: 18 June
- The Birth anniversary of maharaja Chhatrasal celebrated by: the govt. of Madhya Pradesh. The Great warrior King maharaja chhatrasal of Bundelkhand. In years to come, Chhatrasal kept a non-stop war against the Mughals in Bundelkhand, earned great respect and renown for his independent spirit, sense of honor, and love for his land and freedom, and finally carved out an independent state with its capital at Panna. He was known as "Bundelkhand Kesari"
- International Day of Family Remittances: on 16 June, the International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) is observed., adopted by UN General Assembly, this day has been created to recognize the contribution of as many as 200 million migrant workers who send money to their family members, the number of which is as high as 800 million.
- World Wind Day: 15 June. World Wind Day or Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that is held every year on June 15. It is celebrated to inform about wind energy, it's power and the possibilities it holds to change the world.
- World Blood Donor Day: 14 June.
June 14, the birthday anniversary of Karl Landsteiner is commemorated as World Blood Donor Day. The World Health Organization (WHO) initiated and declared this day on June 14, 2004. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies was founded with the goal of spreading global knowledge regarding the importance of safe blood donation by healthy people.
- World Day against Child Labour: 12 June.
- World Ground Water Day: 10 June,
- World Accreditation Day: 09 June, is a global initiative established by IAF and ILAC to promote the value of accreditation and IOAS is a signatory of the IAF MLA and a full member of the Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC)– a regional group of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).
- World Pest Day OR World Pest Awareness Day: 06 June, The day is dedicated to spread awareness of pest management and its benefits to preserve the quality of life for people and plants around us.
- World Tumor Day: 08 June, World Brain Tumor Day is observed on June 8 every year with the objective of spreading awareness and educating people about the same. Recurrent headaches accompanied with vomiting is one of the first symptoms of a brain tumor.
- World Ocean Day: 08 June, World Ocean Day is an international day that takes place annually on 8 June. The concept was originally proposed in 1992 by Canada's International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- World Food Security Day: 07 June, • World Food Day: 16 Oct, (on this day in 1945, Food Agriculture Organization was founded)
- World Environment Day: 05 June, World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a platform for raising awareness on environmental issues such as marine pollution, human overpopulation, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife crime.
The theme of World Environment Day 05 June 2021: Reimage, Recreate & Restore.
- Internation day of the innocent children victims of Aggression: 04 June, since 1982.
- World Bicycle Day: 03 June, The 1st cycle was built by K. McMillan, Asia's 1st cycle highway is from Agra to Etavah.
- Telangana Foundation Day: 02 June.
- World Milk Day: 01 June, Every year, World Milk Day is celebrated on the 1 st of June. This day was established by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations to recognize the significance of milk as a global food. The day is celebrated to bring attention to all the activities that are related to the milk industry.
- It should be noted that India has its National Milk day on the 26th of November.
- World Coral Reef Awareness Day: 01 June, serves as a call to action for consumers, businesses and organizations to reflect on the delicate ecosystem of our ocean’s coral reefs. The day brings together the general public, influencers and opinion leaders to create active change through education and engagement.
- World Parents Day: 01 June, Parents' Day is observed in South Korea (May 8) and in the United States (fourth Sunday of July). The South Korean designation was established in 1973, replacing Mother's Day previously marked on May 8 and includes public and private celebrations. The United Nations proclaimed June 1 to be the Global Day of Parents "to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world
- World No Tobacco Day: 31 May, celebrated around the world every year on May 31, World No Tobacco Day was created by the Member States of WHO in 1987 to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death.
- UNO celebrated the week of 25th May to 31st May as: "International Week of solidarity with the people of the non-self-governing territory".
- National Hindi Journalism Day: 30 May, on this day, in 1826, the first Hindi newspaper of India called Udant Martand was edited and published from Kolkata by Jugal Kishor Shukla in Kolkata. With this, Hindi Journalism completed its 187 years in India.
- International Day of UN peacekeepers: 29 May, The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilian personnel’s invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 400 Peacekeepers who lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948
- The world Digestive Health Day: 29 May, The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) has partnered with the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) to raise awareness of Obesity as the ongoing pandemic through its annual public advocacy and awareness campaign, World Digestive Health Day (WDHD). WDHD is celebrated each year on May 29th with associated activities and initiatives continuing throughout and beyond the campaign year.
- "Mount Everest Day: 29 May, on this day, Edmond Hillary (New Zealand) & Tenzing Norge(India) climbed the peak of Mt. Everest in 1953.
- International Woman Health Day: 28 May. • World Hunger Day: 28 May.
- International Missing Children Day: 25 May, • World Thyroid Day: 25 May,
The Commonwealth Day: 24 May is celebrated as Commonwealth Day in India every year. This day is the annual celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- World Tortoise Day: 23 May
- International Bio-Diversity Day: 22 May.
- International Tea Day: 21 May.
- National Anti Terrorism Day: 21 May, on this day Former P.M. of India Sh. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991 in Tamilnadu.
- World Metrology Day: 20 May,
- World Bee Day: 20 May, World Bee Day is celebrated on May 20. On this day Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734. The purpose of International day is to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators in the ecosystem. The UN Member States approved Slovenia’s proposal to proclaim 20 May as World Bee Day in December 2017
- International Museum Day: 18 May. coordinated by the International Council of Museums. The event highlights a specific theme that changes every year to reflect the basis of the international museum community's preoccupations. The IMD provides the opportunity for museum professionals to meet the public and alert them as to the challenges that museums face.
- World Hypertension Day: 17 May, World Hypertension Day is celebrated every year on the 17th of May to raise public awareness about hypertension, its preventive measures and complications. It was first celebrated on 14th of May in the year 2005 organized by the World Hypertension League (WHL).
- 6th The UNO's Road Safety Week 6th UN Global Road Safety Week focuses on Streets for Life: #Love30. Low-speed streets save lives and are the heart of any community. 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits where people and traffic mix make for streets that are healthy, green and liveable, in other words, streets for life.
- World Telecommunication and Information Society Day: has been celebrated all around the world every year on the 17th of May, since 1969, it marks the founding of ITU and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865
- National Dengue Day:16 May. National Dengue Day is observed in India on May 16 with the recommendation of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India to create awareness about dengue; and to intensify preventive measures and preparedness for the control of disease in the country before transmission season starts
- International Light Day: 16 May, each year, the anniversary of the first successful operation of the laser in 1960 by physicist and engineer, Theodore Maiman. This day is a call to strengthen scientific cooperation and harness its potential to foster peace and sustainable development.
- World Family Day: 15 May.
- The International Migratory Bird Day: 08 May, World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is bi-annually observed across the world on the 2nd Saturday in May and in October. The day aims to create awareness about the importance of the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.
- International Nurses Day: 12 May. International Nurses Day (IND) is an international day observed around the world on 12 May (the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth) of each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society.
- National Technology Day: 11 May, National Technology Day is an annual celebration observed on May 11. It acts as a reminder of India's technological advancements. This day also marks the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998 as the country successfully tested its Shakti-I nuclear missile at the Indian Army's Test range in Rajasthan
- World Thalassemia Day: 08 May. In the year 1994, the Thalassemia International Federation established May 8 as International Thalassemia Day. The day was declared an International observance in the loving memory of George Englezos and all thalassemia patients who fought the disease and while confronting the social stigma attached to it achieved both personal and professional success in life
- Gurudev Ravindra Nath Tagore Anniversary: 07 May.
- World athletics Day: 05 May, World Athletics Day was celebrated for the first time in 1996. In the year 2019-2020; World Athletics Day is celebrated on 7 May. The date of World Athletics Day is decided by the IAAF. In the year 2006, the participants of this day were between the age of 7 to 15 years but later on this age gap made to 13 to 17 years.
- World Red-Cross Day: 08 May. World Red Cross Day is observed every year on 8 May. The occasion is marked to celebrate the principles, history, values, and impact of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
- International No Diet Day" 06 May, International No Diet Day is an annual celebration of body acceptance, including fat acceptance and body shape diversity. This day is also dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle with a focus on health at any size and in raising awareness of the potential dangers of dieting and the unlikelihood of success; the Institute of Medicine summarises: "those who complete weight loss programs lose approximately 10 percent of their body weight only to regain two-thirds within a year.
- World Password Day: 06 May(1st Thursday Of May), The World Password Day of every year is the first Thursday of May and it reminds us of the importance of protecting ourselves through strong passwords. World Password Day helps people to improve passwords that they use for their online accounts and provide sources to learn more about cybersecurity.
- World Hand Hygiene Day: 05 May. // • Indian National Handwriting Day: is observed on January 23,
- World Fire Fighter Day: 04 May.
- World Tuna Fish Day: 02 May. • World Press Freedom Day: 03 May.
- World Laughter Day: 02 May.
- Maharastra & Gujrat State Foundation Day: 01 May, May 1 marks the day when Maharashtra and Gujarat came into existence and are marked as Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day. It was on this day in 1960 when the states were formed on linguistic grounds. The states were formed after the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 was enacted by Parliament on April 25, 1960.
- World Zazz Day: 30 April. • World Labour Day: 01 May.
- Ayushman Bharat Day: 30 April. As part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated across the country every year on 30th April, to mark the start of Ayushman Bharat (AB) Yojana, which is also referred as AB-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPM) or ModiCare or AB-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on April 30, 2018.
- World Dance Day: 29 April.
- World day for Security & Health at Workplace: 28 April.
- world intellectual property day: 26 April, World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April. The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to "raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on, daily life" and "to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe"
- World Malaria Day: 25 April, This year theme "Reaching the Zero Malaria Target".
- National Panchayati Raj Day: 24 April, on this day in 1993, Panchayati Raj Institutions got constitutional status, via the 93rd amendment.
World Book Day: 23 March, World Book Day is dedicated to all
book lovers across the world. The day is celebrated to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. It was first observed in 1995 at an annual event organized on April 23 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
- Earth Day: 22 April. World Earth day is observed every year on April 22 to create awareness about pollution and to celebrate the environment of the blue planet. The day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. This day is celebrated each year to remind us about the need to protect and safeguard our environment so that we can make this planet a better place for our future generations.
- UN Chinese Language Day: 20 April. • World Creativity & Innovation Day: 21 April.
- National Civil Service Day: Civil Service Day is celebrated annually on April 21 in India. Civil Services refers to the permanent executive branch of the Republic of India. The civil service system is the backbone of the administrative machinery of our country.
- India's 1st Satellite 'Aryabhatt' in Space: April 19, 1975.
- International Day For Monuments & Sites(World Heritage Day): 18 April.
- UNO declared: the year 2021 as "The International Year of Fruits & Vegetables". • World Voice Day: 16 April.
- World Hemophilia Day: 17 April, this disease is also known as "Royal Disease'. World Hemophilia Day is an international awareness day for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. It is held annually on April 17, date of the birthday of Frank Schnabel, founder of the World Federation of Hemophilia
- Indian Railway Transport Day: 16 April, It is celebrated on April 16 after the first passenger train started its service on this day in 1853, covering a stretch of 33 km from Mumbai to Thane.
- Vishu Festival celebrated in Kerala: Vishu is a Hindu festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala, Tulu Nadu region in Karnataka, Mahé district of Union Territory of Pondicherry, neighbouring areas of Tamil Nadu and their diaspora communities. The festival marks the first day of Medam, the ninth month in the solar calendar followed in Kerala. It therefore always falls in the middle of April in the Gregorian calendar on 14th or 15th April every year.
- World Silent Disease Day: 14 April • World Art Day: 15 April, World Art Day is an international celebration of the fine arts which was declared by the International Association of Art (IAA) in order to promote awareness of creative activity worldwide
- Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Anniversary: 14 April, Baba Saheb was born on 14 April, 1891.
- Siachen Day: 13 April, The Siachen Warriors celebrated the 37th Siachen Day on 13th April 2021 to honour the soldiers of the Indian army who continue to guard the Siachen Glacier, the northern frontier which is a part of the Union Territory of Ladakh.
- Human Space Flight Day: 12 April.
It was only this day in 1961 on which the Russian space ship Vostak-1 took Yuri Gagarin to space.
- Hindu New year: 13 April 2021 ( Baishakhi),It is Chait Shukl Paksh Pratipada, it is celebrated throughout the nation with their local names.
- Jyotiba Phule Anniversary: 11 April
Remembering Jyotiba Phule, on His 189th Birth Anniversary Today, April 11 Jyotiba Phule was born on April 11, 1827. He along with his wife, Savitribai Phule are known as the Pioneers of Women's Education in India. Articulation of structured Caste Oppressions and Denials also came to the fore with the sharp intellectual activism of the Phules
- World Parkinson Disease Day: 11 April
World Parkinson’s Disease Day is celebrated every year on 11th of April, the birth anniversary of Dr James Parkinson. He is an English physician who first described this neurological disorder way back in 1817 in one of his research papers titled ‘An Essay on the Shaking Palsy’.
National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on April 11 every year. It is an initiative of the White Ribbon Alliance India (WRAI). The government of India in 2003 declared the national safe motherhood day on April 11. It is observed to enforce that women must have the availability and adequate access to care during pregnancy childbirth and postnatal services.
India is one of the most high-risk places in the world to give birth, accounting for 12% of total maternal deaths worldwide. Most maternal deaths are preventable. If women access healthcare solutions to prevent or manage complications. All women need to be aware of care in pregnancy, and during and after childbirth.
- CRPF 'Shourya(Valour)' Day: 09 April. • Vaccination Week: India celebrated it between 11 April to 14 April.
- Homeopathy Day: Celebrated on 10 April, a philosophy that the practice of homeopathy has religiously followed. On April 10, the world celebrates and honours homeopathy for its contribution to medicine and treatment of people in the form of World Homeopathy Day. In addition, the day also pays tribute to Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, the father of homeopathy.
►World's 1st Homeopathy University is at Jaipur.
- World Health Day: 07 April, which marks the anniversary of founding of WTO in 1948, note it that The World Health Organization headquarters are located in Geneva, which is the largest city in Switzerland. The WHO building is located at the end of Avenue Appia, three kilometers from the town center and about one and a half kilometers from the Palais des Nations, which is home to the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).
- World Sports Day: April 6 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which recognizes the power of sport in promoting peace and erasing cultural barriers worldwide. Sport is a positive way of achieving goodwill, healthy competition and cooperation across all cultures.
- Tulip Festival: started in "Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden" in Srinagar. Note it that Srinagar lies on the bank of "the Jhelam" river.
- International Mining Awareness Day: 04 April. • National Handmade Day: 03 April i.e. 1st Saturday of April.
- National Maritime Day: 05 April,
Read more, here: https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/national-maritime-day-2021-indian-shipping-industry-is-a-vibrant-force-in-the-global-standing-say-experts/2227292/
- Utkal(Odisha) foundation day: 01 April, • World Autism Day: 02 April, • World Children Book Day: 02 April.
- World Piano Day: 29 March, It is celebrated on 88th day of the year as Piano has 88 keys
- Rajasthan Foundation Day: Rajasthan had it on 30th March. The state was created in 1949.
National Excise Day: 24 February, Central excise day is celebrated all over India on 24th February to instill a sense of oneness and sincerity in service amongst officers of the Excise Department and to help public to ensure better tax compliance. The day marks enactment of the Central Excise and Salt Act, 1944.
- Khajuraho Dance Festival: started(23 Feb). Khajuraho lies in M.P. & was the capital of Chandel Dynasty.
- World Thinking Day: 22 February.
- World Day of Social Justice: 20 February. • International Mother Language Day: 21 February. • National Soil Health Card Day: 19 February.
- World Penguin Day: 20 February.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti: celebrated on 19 February.
- India Toy Fair: will be held between 27 February to 2 March 2o21, it will be held on a virtual platform, it is an effort to give a boost to India's Indigenous Toy Industry, via "Atamnirbhar Policy" to encourge & promote home grown toy industry with an aim to help India explore the rich heritage of locally-made toys.
- Maharaja Suheldev Memorial: to be built by Uttar Pradesh Government in Bahraich.
- International Sarasvati Festival: organised by Govt. of Haryana State at Adi Badri (It is said that Sarasvati originated from Adi Badri) in Yamunanagar District of Haryana.
- National Productivity Week: 12 February to 18 February.
- National Productivity Day: 12 February, The National Productivity Day is annually observed across India on 12th February to create awareness about productivity, that maximum output with optimum utilization of resources can be planned and achieved. The day is organised by the National Productivity Council, National Productivity Council under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Government of India is a premier institution for propagating productivity movement in India.
- National Women's Day: celebrated in India on 13 February, The day holds great importance in India’s history. It is celebrated to recognise the powerful voices of women. National Women’s day is celebrated on Sarojini Naidu's birthday. It should be noted that International Women's day: is celebrated on 8th March.
- Samarpan Diwas: 11 February, the Samarpan Diwas is the death anniversary of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, he was the president of Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS). Apart from politics he also contributes to Indian literature. Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) is the forerunner of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is a revered icon of Integral Humanism, an ideologue, and a guiding force for an alternative model of governance and politics.
Deendayal Upadhyaya (25 September 1916 – 11 February 1968) was one of the leading Indian philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and political scientist gave the concept and developed the doctrine of integral humanism. To spread Hindutva idealogy he started the monthly publication Rashtra Dharma in the 1940s, while involved with the RSS. Integral humanism was a set of concepts drafted by Upadhyaya as a political program and adopted in 1965 as the official doctrine of the Jan Sangh
- International Day of Women & Girls in Science: 11 February.
- World Unani Medicine Day: 11 February.
- World's largest religious gathering: was recorded at Kumbh Mela of Prayagraj in 2019, that was a gathering of approximately 120 million people.
- World Pulses Day: 10 February. It is opportunity to raise awareness & recognize the contribution of pulses to sustain food systems & healthy diets. #Theme: Love Pulses.
- A 100 feet Tricolor in Gulmarg: Indian Army laid foundation for the 100 feet National flag Tricolor in Gulmarg (J & K).
- AIR music conference: has been renamed as "Pandit Bhim Sen Joshi".
- Mandu Festival(3rd edition): This festival is organized in Mandu, the historic fort city of Madhya Pradesh, organized by Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board. This celebration was started in 2019.
- National Horticulture Fair 2020: The ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru is organizing National Horticulture Fair-2021 during 8-12 February, 2021 i
13th edition of 'Aero-India': Being organized at Air Force Station, Yelahanka(a suburb of Bangalore).
International Day of Human Fraternity: 04 February.
- World Cancer Day: 04 February. Theme: "I am & I will".
"Chauri-Chaura incident Remembered": This incident occurred on 4 February, This event gave the Indian Freedom Struggle, a Revolutionary tinge.
- Float Festival: Float Festival is one of the main festivals celebrated in Madurai. It takes place on the full moon night of the Tamil month, Thai, which falls between mid January and mid February. The concept of the festival dates back to the 17th century, when it was celebrated for the first time by King Thirumalai Nayak. He constructed an artificial tank and then, built a temple of Lord Vigneswara on the island in the middle. He started the custom of taking the idols for a boat ride in the tank, on his birthday. This is how the Float festival came into existence.
- World Neglected Tropical Disease Day: 30 January.
- U.P.'s tableau adjuged the best: in Republic Day celebration at Rajpath. This tableau depicting the Ram Temple at this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi was adjudged the best and awarded by Union minister Kiren Rijiju
- World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day: 30 January.
- Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai" 28 January.
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021: 27 January, January 27, 2021, marked 76 years since the liberation of survivors from Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp. In 2005, the UN declared the day the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Theme of the day this year is "Be the light in the Darkness".
- "Bharat Parv (India Festival) 2021": a virtual national festival showcasing the country’s diverse culture, cuisines and handicrafts. The Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with other central Ministries is organizing this year a virtual ‘Bharat Parv’ event from 26th to 31st January 2021, showcasing the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’.
- International Customs Day: Annually held on January 26, International Customs Day (ICD) recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security.
- "Into the Darkness": this very Danish film got "The Golden Peacock Award" in the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) organized in Goa. The pic given below shows one scene from the said Film :
- Indian Republic Day: 26 January, It was 72nd Republic day.
- International Education Day: 24 January. • U.P. foundation day: 24 January • National Tourism Day 25 January. • Himachal Pradesh Statehood Day: 25 January.
24th 'Hoonar Haat': was organized in Lucknow.
- National Voters Day: 25 January.
- Toshali Craft Fair: is held annually in Bhubaneshwar(Odisha). Toshali Crafts Mela has transformed into one of the most popular handloom and handicrafts fairs in Eastern India.
- "National Girl Child Day": 24 January,
To reaffirm the importance of a Girl child A girl (Srishti Aggarwal) from Uttarakhand adorned the seat of C.M. of the state, symbolically, thus, she is the 1st woman CM of the state.
"Prakaram Diwas(the valour day): on 23rd January 2021, the 145th birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose.
- Eco Retreat Festival: Celebrated in Odisha. A festival welcoming the beauty hidden in the unexplored Odisha. An indulgence of local cuisines to make you relish unbelievable delicacies. Eco Retreat Odisha - A celebration of the mesmeric sea. A revelry of nature's bounties. A carnival of ancient culture. An indulgence of local cuisines. Also, known for ‘glamping’ ! Odisha Govt. is organizing its 2nd Edition.
- India Meteorological Department: celebrated its 146th foundation day on 15 January 2021, it was founded in 1875.
- Indian Army Day: 15 January
- Veteran Day of Indian Army: 14 January.
- Veteran Day of Indian Army: 14 January.
- National Road Safety Month: 18 January to 17 February.
- National Road Safety week: 11 January to 17 January.
- National Youth Day: 12 January, on birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand.
- World Day for War Orphan: 06 January;
- "Savitribai Phule Anniversary": 03 January, Savitribai Phule was an Indian social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra. She is regarded as the first female teacher of India. Along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, she played an important and vital role in improving women's rights in India. She is regarded as the mother of Indian feminism.