Important Days & Dates 2020: Being a land of festivals, numerous culture, and diverse population, India celebrates many days and dates. A day becomes important and special if something big happened that day and is celebrated to be remembered throughout our lives. Each day has its own importance and value at national and international level. The month-wise days and dates are compiled together in this article to provide you an ease with your preparation for competitive examinations. As this topic has been observed in the several competitive examinations such as IBPS, SBI, IBPS RRB, and many others. Check the complete list of Important Dates and Days in the article below.

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Important Days and Dates

Some of the individual list of Important days and dates from January to August and we will keep updating this list. You can also check expected dates and days in the forthcoming months provided at the end of the article.

January February March
April May June
July August September
October November December

Important Days of January

The first month of the year or can say the month of bidding good bye to the last year and welcoming new one. Lets have a look at the complete list of Important National and Internaional Days of January.

List of Important Days (January)
1st January New Year Celebration, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
Global family day, World Peace Day
4th January World Braille Day
6th January World War Orphans Day
8th January African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas NRI Day
10th January World Laughter Day, World Hindi Day
11th January Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12th January National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th January Army Day (Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the
command of Army on this day in 1949 from the British), Pongal,
Makar Sankranti
25th January International Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day,
National Voters Day
26th January Republic Day
27th January International Holocaust Day (The largest Nazi death
camp, Auschwitz- Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan
27, 1945.), International Day of Commemoration
28th January Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30th January Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days of February

The second month of the year named after the Latin word Februum that means purification. It is the shortest month of the year with 28 days and in leap year 29 days. Given below is the complete list of Important Days of February:

List of Important Days (February)
1st February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th February World Cancer Day
4th February National Day of Sri Lanka
7th February International Development Week
12th February Darwin Day
12th February Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13th February Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th February Saint Valentine’s Day
18th February Taj Mahotsav
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
22nd February World Scout Day
24th February Central Excise Day
27 February World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February National Science Day

Important Days of March

March, the third month of the year which is named after Roman Gods of wars, Mars. According to Roman calender, March is the first month of the year and according to Georgian calender it is the third month of the year. Given a look at the below list of Important Days of March:

 List of Important Days (March)
1st March Zero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3rd March World Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4th March National Safety Day
8 March International Women’s Day
10 March CISF Raising Day
13 March No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 March Pi Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
15 March World Consumer Rights Day
16 March National Vaccination Day
18 March Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20 March International Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
21 March World Forestry Day
World Down syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
22 March World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24 March World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 March World Theatre Day

Important Days of April

The fourth month of the year is named after the Greek Goddess Aphrodite. Given below is the complete list of Important Days of April:

List Of Important Days & Dates (April)
1 April Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2 April World Autism Awareness Day
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness
5 April National Maritime Day
7 April World Health Day
10 April World Homeopathy Day
11 April National Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 April Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 April World Haemophilia Day
18 April World Heritage Day
21 April National Civil Service Day, Secretaries’s Day
22 April World Earth Day
23 April World Book and Copyright Day
24 April National Panchayati Day
25 April World Malaria DayWorld Veterinary Day
26 April World Intellectual Property Day
28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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May have 31 days and the name of the month is named after Greek Goddess Maia who is known with the name of Goddess of Fertility. May brings spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern. Given below is the complete list of Important Days of May:

List of Important Days (May)
1-May International Labour Day
3-May Press Freedom Day
4-May Coal miner’s day
8-May World Red Cross Day
9-May Victory day
May (2nd Sunday)

Second Sunday of May- Mother’s Day 

11-May National Technology Day

May 12- International Nurses Day

14-May World Migratory day
15-May International Day of the Family
17-May World Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21-May Anti-terrorism day
24-May Commonwealth Day
31-May Anti-Tobacco Day
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June is the 6th month of the yearly calender whose name is kept after Roman Goddess Juno. In Northern hemisphere, 21 June is the astronomical summer and in southern, 1 June is the starting of winter. Given below is the complete list of Important Days of June:

List of Important Days (June)
1 June World Milk Day
1 June Global Day of Parents
2 June Telangana Formation Day
4-Jun International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5-Jun World Environment Day
7-Jun International level crossing awareness day
8-Jun World ocean day
12-Jun World day against child Labour
June (2nd Sunday) Father’s Day
14-Jun World blood donor day
17-Jun World day to combat desertification and drought
20-Jun World Refugee day
21-Jun Father’s day, World Music day
23-Jun United Nation’s public service day
23-Jun International Widow’s day
26-Jun International day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27-Jun World Diabetes Day

Important Days of July

Given below is the complete list of Important Days of July.

List of Important Days (July)
1-Jul National Doctor’s day
6-Jul World Zoonoses Day
11-Jul World Population Day
12-Jul World Malala day
18-Jul Nelson Mandela International Day
28-Jul World Nature conservation day

Important Days of 

Given below is the complete list of Important Days of August:

List of Important Days (August)
2-Aug International Friendship Day
3-Aug Independence day of Niger
5-Aug Independence day of upper Volta
6-Aug Hiroshima Day
9-Aug International day of World’s indigenous people
9-Aug Quit India Day and Nagasaki Day
12-Aug International Youth day
15-Aug Independence Day of India
23-Aug International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29-Aug National Sports Day
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Given below is the complete list of Important Days of September:

List of Important Days (September)
5-Sep Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8-Sep World Literacy Day
14-Sep Hindi day, World First Air Day
15-Sep Engineer’s day in India
16-Sep World Ozone Day
21-Sep Alzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25-Sep Social justice day
26-Sep Day of the Deaf
27-Sep World Tourism Day

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Given below is the complete list of Important Days of October:

List of Important Days (October)
1-Oct International day of the Older person
2-Oct Mahatma Gandhi birthday, International day of non-violence
3-Oct World Habitat Day, World nature day
4-Oct World Animal Welfare Day
5-Oct World Teacher’s day
8-Oct Indian Air Force Day
9-Oct World Post Office day
10-Oct National Post Day
11-Oct International girl child day
12-Oct World Arthritis day
13-Oct UN International Day for National disaster reduction
14-Oct World Standards Day
15-Oct World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
16-Oct World Food Day
17-Oct International day for the eradication of poverty
20-Oct World statistics day
24-Oct UN Day, World development information Day
30-Oct World Thrift Day
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Important Days of November

Given below is the complete list of Important Days of November:

List of Important Days (November)
1-Nov World vegan day
5-Nov World Radiography day
9-Nov World services day
14-Nov Children’s Day in India,Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16-Nov International day for Endurance
17-Nov World Student day, National Journalism day
18-Nov World Adult day
19-Nov World Citizen day
20-Nov Africa Industrialization Day, Universal children day
21-Nov World Television day, World Fisheries day
25-Nov World Non-veg day
26-Nov Law day
29-Nov International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30-Nov Flag day

Important Days of December 

Given below is the complete list of Important Days of December:

List of Important Days (December)
1-Dec World Aids Day
2-Dec World Computer literacy day, International day of abolition of slavery
3-Dec International Day of People with disabilities, World conservation day
4-Dec Navy Day
5-Dec International volunteer day for economic and social development
7-Dec Armed Forces Flag Day, International civil aviation day
9-Dec The International day against corruption
10-Dec Human Right Day
11-Dec International Mountain day
14-Dec International Energy day
18-Dec International Migrants day
19-Dec Goa’s liberation day
20-Dec International Human solidarity
23-Dec Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)

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List of Important Days in August 2020: In India, every festival and each important day is celebrated with full enthusisam. Every month there are many important days including festivals, historic event, or days with national or international improtance. Its not possible to know about each day happenning, therefore we have made it easy for you by collecting all the important days falling in August 2020 in a single piece of article. The August month hold many special days like Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan, Janmashtami, Friendship’s Day and many more. In this article, we have provided you with the list of important days, dates, and events of both national and international level along with their explanation of importance. Go through the article and speed up your preparation for various competative examinations as Important Days & Dates is the common topic for various examinations.

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List of Important Days in August 2020

Date Special Day
1 August
  • National Mountain Climbing Day
  • Yorkshire Day
3 August
  • Raksha Bandhan
  • Narali Purnima
4 August
  • Friendship Day
  • U.S. Coast Guard Day
6 August Hiroshima Day
7 August
  • International Beer Day
  • National Handloom Day
8 August Quit India Movement
9 August
  • Nagasaki Day
  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
11 August Janmashtami
12 August
  • Janmashtami
  • International Youth Day
  • World Elephant Day
13 August
  • International Left handers Day
  • World Organ Donation Day
14 August Youm-e-Azadi (Pakistan Independence Day)
15 August
  • Indian Independence Day
  • National Mourning Day (Bangladesh)
  • Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
16 August Bennington Battle Day
17 August Indonesian Independence Day
19 August
  • World Photography Day
  • World Humanitarian Day
20 August
  • World Mosquito Day
  • Sadbhavana Divas
  •  Indian Akshay Urja Day
23 August
  • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
26 August Women’s Equality Day
29 August National Sports Day
30 August Small Industry Day
31 August Hari Merdeka (Malaysia National Day)

Important Days and Dates in August 2020

1 August 2020- National Mountain Climbing Day & Yorkshire Day 

Every Year 1st August is observed as National Mountain Climbing Day and Yorkshire Day.National Mountain Climbing Day is celebrated on 1 August to tribute Bobby Mathews, Josh Madigan. These two men climbed the 46 High Peaks of New York State’s Adirondack Mountains in the year 2015.

Another special day Yorkshire Day is also celebrated on 1 August to celebrate, the largest county in the UK, Yorkshire. This day is remembered to honor everything about the history of the country.

3 August 2020: Raksha Bandhan

This day is specially meant for the eternal bond and love that brothers and sisters share with each other.

4 August 2020: U.S.Coast Guard Day & Friendship Day

Friendship Day and U.S. Coast Guard Day celebrated on the same day on  4th August. Friendship day is a day of friendship when friends promise to stick by each other’s side through thick and thin by tying a friendship band.

The U.S. Coast Guard Day is celebrated to recognize and appreciate the creation of the Revenue Marine on 4 August in 1790 by the Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.

6 August 2020: Hiroshima Day

Hiroshima day is observed on 6th August in the memory of those who lost their lives on August 6, 1945, due to a nuclear bomb attack. on this day  atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city Hiroshima. In this attack, an entire city of Hiroshima in Japan was demolished and thousands of people lost their lives.

7 August 2020: International Beer Day & National Handloom Day

International Beer Day is celebrated on August 7, Since 2007, the day is celebrated. The tradition started in California. The International Beer Day falls on the First Friday of August month.

8 August: Quit Indian Movement Day 

On 8h August, the Quit India Movement Day is noticed on this day, In the year 1942 on this day, the Quit India Movement began at the All-India Congress Committee Session in Bombay.

9 August 2020: Nagasaki Day & International Day of World’s Indegenous Peoples

On 9th August Nagasaki Day is celebrated in the remberance of those people who lost their lives in the nuclear attack by America on Nagasaki in 1945.

The another day which lies on 9th August is Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples it is observed raise awareness regarding the protection and promotions of human rights made for indigenous people.

11 & 12 August 2020: Janmashtami 

This year Janmashtami is celebrated on 11th and 12 th August to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Fasting and Dahi Handi are the two most common events that took place on the auspicious occassion of Janmashtami

12 August 2020: International Youth Day & World Elephant Day

International Youth Day is celebrated on 12th August, to give attention to the growth and development of young minds that are the youth of nations. This day focusses on the Young minds development and Protection.

Another day on 12th August is World Elephant Day whose main motive is to bring people together to save gaint elephants and help them to survive in a better way.

13 August 2020: International Left-handers Day

13th August is observed globally to celebrate International Lefthanders Day. August 2020 will be 44th International Lefthanders Day. The days also help in spreading consciousness about obstacles one faces in life for using the left hand as the dominant one instead of right.

14 August 2020: Youm-e-Azadi (Pakistan Independence Day)

Pakistan celebrates its Independence on 14th August, Priorly India and Pakistan were one nation. and they separated the year 1947. Pakistan Independence Day is also called Youm-e-Azadi.

15 August 2020: Independence Day , National Mourning Day (Bangladesh) & Day of Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Indian Independence Day is Celebrated on 15th August. India got independence from British rule on 15th August 1947, we will celebrate 73rd Independence Day this year.This day is also considered as the gazetted holiday in India. 

In Bangladesh, 15th August is observed as National Mourning Day as on this day Bangladesh’s first President Sheikh Mujibur was assassinated along with his family members.

Among Christans, 15h Day is celebrated as Assumption of Virgin Mary with a belief that God assumed Virgin Mary into Heaven after her death and celebrated in some parts of Europe and South America.

16 August 2020: Bennington Battle Day 

Bennington Battle Day is is observed on 16 August.  This Day devoted to the Battle of Bennington held in 1777 on August 16 in America is known as the Bennington Battle Day. 

17 August 2020: Indonesian Independence Day 

Indonesian Independence Day is celebrated on 17th August. Indonesia got Independence from the Dutch colonization in 1945.

19 August 2020: World Photography Day & World Humaitarian Day 

World Photography Day is celebrated on 19th August globally. World Photography Day is a worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science, and history of photography.

Another day which is celebrated on 19th August is World Humanitarian Day, it is a day devoted to commemorating the contribution of individuals who sacrificed or lives for Humanitarian services

20 August 2020: World Mosquito Day, Sadbhavana Diwas & Indian Akshsy Urja Day

On August 20, there are three different special days observed World Mosquito Day, Sadbhavana Divas, and Indian Akshay Urja Day.

World Mosquito Day is observed each year on 20 August. It is celebrated in the memory of British doctor, Sir Ronald Ross, who discovered the root cause of the disease of Malaria.

The Sadbhavana Divas celebrated in the memory of Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi who sacrificed his life in the service of the nation. The Sadbhavana Divas is observed to remember and acknowledge the great man’s contribution to India as a nation. 

The other day which is celebrated on August 20 is Indian Akshay Urja Day, This Day focuses on the growth of renewable energy sources in India.

23 August 2020: International Day of Remembrance of the Slave trade and its Abolition & European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism

On August 23 we observe two important days. The first one is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. and the 2nd important which is observed on August 23 is A remembrance day dedicated to the victims of Stalinism and Nazism is called the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism. The day represents the ignorance of “extremism, intolerance, and oppression”.

26 August 2020: Women Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day celebrated on 26 August. A day on which women in the United States got equal right to vote due to the 19th Amendment of the Constitution.

29 August 2020: National Sports Day

One of the important days in August 2020 is 29 August, the National Sports Day also known as Rashtriya Khel Divas. The National Sports Day is memorialized on the Birth Anniversary of Dhyan Chand, a legendary hockey player.

30 August 2020: Small Industry Day

The Day August 30 is celebrated as Small Industry Day. A day to encourage and motivate small industry entrepreneurs and employees for economic growth.

31 August 2020: Hari Merdeka (Malaysia National Day)

Malaysia’s National Day is celebrated on 31st August Every year. A day when Malaysia got independence from British rule in 1957. This decision is defined under Article 160 of the constitution of Malaysia. Each Independence Day in Malaysia given a unique logo and theme, usually a slogan that promotes ethnic unity. 

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2020: Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10-day long festival which begins in the month of Bhadra as per the Hindu calendar and according to the Gregorian calendar, it falls in the mid-month of August/September. This year, the 10-day celebration will begin on 22nd August, Saturday. People bought Lord Ganesha to their homes, worship them, serve them, and by chanting Ganpati Bappa Morya bids them goodbye on the last day of celebration. This festival was initially celebrated in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh with great joy and enthusiasm, however now the festivities and devotees have spread around. Ganesh Chaturthi is now celebrated across the country with the same devotion and respect.  

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What are the auspicious timing in Ganesh Chaturthi 2020?

Auspicious timings for Ganesh Chaturthi 2020: 

  • 10-day festival of Ganesh Chaturthi begins on Saturday. August 22
  • Begining of Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi is on Aug 21, 2020, at 11:02 pm
  • Ending time of Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi is on Aug 22, 2020, at 07:57 pm 
  • Muhurat for Madhyahna Ganesha Puja is from 11:06 AM to 01:42 PM
  • Last date of Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesha Visarjan falls on 1st September 2020, Thursday

What are the Puja rituals for Ganesh Chaturthi?

The 10-day festival begins with the welcome of Lord Ganesha’s statues in the homes and establishing them in the right places. People also place big statues of Lord Ganesha in pandals at public places and worship these statues for 10 continuous days. People offer fruits, flowers, Modak, ladoos to him during these days to get his blessings. The festival ends on the 10th day when people take the statue of Lord Ganesha to nearby water-bodies and bid him goodbyes with the promise of returning back next year. People immerse him in the water and chants Ganpati Bappa Morya patriotically. 

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What is the significance of this festival?

Lord Ganesha is known as the symbol of wisdom, prosperity, new beginning, good fortune and the destroyer of inner evils. With all such qualities, he is also called by the name Vighnaharta and the day of Ganesh Chaturthi is also named as Vinayaka Chavithi or Vinayaka Chaturthi. People believe that Bappa visits the homes of his devotees, stays there for some days and blesses them with good luck, wisdom, fortune, and prosperity before he takes leave with a promise to return back the next year. The people across the country celebrate this festival of Ganesh Chaturthi with respect and enthusiasm.  

How people celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi?

This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 10-day festival will be celebrated with proper precautionary measures including social distancing, wearing gloves, and masks when out in the public. The Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has introduced a one-ward-one-Ganpati concept to maintain social distancing during the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony to prevent spread of the disease. Public celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi are barred in New Delhi this year in the lieu of pandemic effect. 

Artists had already started making the idols of Lord Ganesha since many days with the ingredients that do not pollute our oceans. These idols of Lord Ganesha are bought by the people to their homes and puja will be performed in the evening time with the chanting of Ganesh’s stories and mantras distribution of ladoos or modaks as the prasad. The main highlights in the Ganesh puja are Durva grass, Arka flowers, and modakam, which are the Lord Ganesha’s favorite and offered him during the worship. this routine will be followed for the next 10-days and on 1st September, people would send him off asking him to visit again. 

What’s special in this Ganesh Chaturthi? 

This year a special combination of planets has been observed after a long period of 126 years and that too on Ganesh Chaturthi. As per these combinations, the two planets, Sun, and Mars have been situated in their respective places and this could be very auspicious and special for some zodiac signs  

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Sadbhavana Diwas 2020: Every year on 20th August, the birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi is celebrated as Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day. This year on 20th August 2020, we are going to celebrate the 76th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The close family members of Rajiv Gandhi, senior Congress party members lay down garlands on Veer Bhoomi in the early morning to pay homage to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Indian National Congress instituted Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award in 1992, a year after his death. 

What is the significance of celebrating Sadbhavana Diwas? 

Every year this day is celebrated in the memory of the late Rajiv Gandhi who was the youngest Prime Minister of India at the age of 40 years. In lieu of paying tribute to his vision for India, on this occasion contribution to society betterments are made. 

He always had a dream of a developed nation for which he did many deeds including the National Education Policy in 1986, reduced Licence Raj, and included Panchayati Raj. He was the one whose contribution to the development of the nation is benefiting us at present. For remembering his dreams, his social and economic work for taking the nation towards development, Sadbhavana Diwas came into existence. 

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How Sadbhavana Diwas will be celebrated on 20 August 2020?

Due to the pandemic and lockdown, forming rallies cannot be possible. The Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant will layoff garlands on the portrait of late Rajiv Gandhi and will administer the ‘Sadbhavana Pledge’. Keeping the safety and social distancing in mind, this year schools and colleges will be conducting events online where students can participate by staying at home.   

How Indians celebrated Sadbhavana Diwas till last year? 

As the family members pay tribute to Veer Bhoomi, the citizens of India to celebrate this day. On the auspicious occasion of Sadbhavana Diwas, various creative and enthusiastic programs are organized in different parts of the country with a motive of Go Green. Indians plant more trees on this day in their surroundings, and the main focus is provided to the greenery theme in the programs. 

In schools and colleges, this day is celebrated with speeches about how to keep nature neat and clean to eliminate pollution. Various plays, painting competitions, debate competitions, and singing competitions are held on this day. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and pleasure to keep people aware of the critical environmental issues and preventive measures to keep our nation growing forward. The students, staff, and everyone took a pledge for the betterment of India. 

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What is the Sadbhavana Pledge? 

On the occasion of Sadbhavana Diwas, every Indian takes a pledge every year so that the dreams Rajiv  Gandhi once had could come true as we move forward to brighter and better tomorrow. The pledge is something like “I take this solemn pledge that I will work for the emotional oneness and harmony of all the people of the nation regardless of caste, religion, language, or region. I further pledge that I shall resolve all differences among us through dialogue and constitutional means without resorting to violence.”

A little about Rajiv Gandhi- 

Rajiv Gandhi became Prime Minister at an age of 40 years after the assassination of his mother Indra Gandhi and served from 1984-89. To modernize the education system he came up with a National Education Policy in 1986 and he founded Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya System where he provided free residential education to rural sections from classes 6 to 12. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. On whose birthday, Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated?

Sadbhavna Diwas or Harmony Day is celebrated in the remembrance of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and his vision for India. 

Q. Who will garland the portrait of Rajiv Gandhi on 20 August 2020? 

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant will be doing the honour. 

Q. What is the meaning behind the word Sadbhavana?

Sadbhavana means deeds done with goodwill. 

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World Humanitarian Day: Every year on 19th August, World Humanitarian Day is celebrated to pay tribute to our real life heroes who commit their lives in helping people during unexpected circumstances. Since ages these life heroes and legends have been with us since the dawn of our culture. This day celebrates and praises all the heroes, who are even more worthy of our admiration and celebration. Lets appreciate these unsung heroes with #reallifeheroes and join the global conversation about the day.

This year we are going to celebrate 11th World Humanitarian Day and as the world is still fighting with Coronavirus pandemic, our Humanitarians are still helping the needy people during these tough times. Humanitarian workers are overcoming and coming forward by passing unprecedented hurdles to help the people who are stuck in the crises in 63 countries.

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World Humanitarian Day- History & Origion

On 19 August 2003, a bomb attack on the Canal Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq took place in which 22 people were killed brutally and among these one was the chief humanitarian in Iraq. In 2009, the UN General Assembly announced this day as World Humanitarian Day in remembrance of the bomb attack.

World Humanitarian is an international event whose main motive is to focus on the need of international cooperation towards humanitarian work. Through this day, people are taught about their fictional fantastic feats, and their journeys from dreaming big to applying those in real lives. To appreciate such heroes in our lives who have ended their lives by helping others and who are still doing this chaos without any selfishness, the world celebrates this day with pure soul.

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How we are going to celebrate this year?

On 19th August 2020, a global campaign with #RealLifeHeroes is going to happen to celebrate humanitarians with a THANK YOU for committing their lives in helping other people during difficult circumstances without knowing the risk and unpopularity for these deeds.

This campaign would be presenting the stories of the humanitarians who are inspiring the world by treating and preventing the disease, providing safe shelter to the women and girls in the lockdown, giving food to the vulnerable people, running refugge camps and all in this pandemic situations when everyone was preferring to stay home. With this campaign, this day would be celebrating the real heroes’ lives by motivating others to come forward and lend a helping hand to the people who need it.

As the whole world is facing many difficulties this year, therefore the main focus of this campaign is to let people learn about the driving force of these humanitarians to risk their lives and continue to save the lives despite of various conflicts, risks linked with COVID-19, and lack of access. Due to the restrictions made by the government during the crisis, humanitarians faced challenges and as a result many local people, communities, and NGO took part in serving people with food and many necessary items.

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Importance of World Humanitarian Day:

This day is special as it celebrates the contribution of unsung heroes for their deeds which are rarely acknowledged in the public. On this day, the heroes who have lost their lives for this vailant cause of helping others in difficult times. Besides remembering and admiring the work of these heroes, this day also makes us learn about the need of humanitarian work to give our time in the selfless deeds of helping others.

How can you help these humanitarians during this crisis?

  1. Donation: You could donate your time or money to the humanitarian resources as due to the crisis each organisation is short of resources. You could begin by searing at UN World Humanitarian Organisation to get started with your donation by staying at home only.
  2. Move forward and do some humanitarian work: The work of humanitarian begins from home itself, you can help the needy people around you with medical emergencies, shelter to homeless people or could even visit hospitals and nursing centre to begin with the humanitarian deed.
  3. Raise your voice for their crisis: Use social media handles to let the government and leaders of your community know about the crisis these humanitarian workers are facing and suggest some ideas to solve their problems too. 

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Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: To safeguard the rights and knowledge of the indigenous people, the United Nations celebrates 9th August as International Day of the World’s Indigenous people. This day is observed to raise awareness about the contributions and achievements of indigenous people for improving world issues such as environmental protection. In December 1994, this event was pronounced by the UN General Assembly and was decided to be celebrated on 9th August every year. 

As the pandemic scenario is across the world, however, indigenous people were worried about the threat of pandemic even before the COVID-19 arrived. These are the people who belong to 80% of the world’s biodiversity and they can teach us better about how to rebalance our relationship with nature and reduce the risk of upcoming pandemics and all thanks to their traditional knowledge and relationship with nature. 

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020 Theme

The theme for this year celebration is COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience.  This year the celebration will be through a virtual event, where the panel discussion will feature a discussion on the various innovative ways that the indigenous peoples are continuing to demonstrate resilience and strength in the face of the pandemic as well as along with confronting grave threats to their survival. 

The background of International Day of World’s Indigenous People

For the very first time, On December 23, 1994, the UN General Assembly declared that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People will be observed on August 9 every year during the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People.

In April 2000, the Commission on Human Rights addressed to adopt a resolution for establishing the UN Permanent Forum on the various Indigenous issues that were listed by the Economic and Social Council. The forum’s main agenda was to discuss and try to solve the indigenous issues related to culture, economic and social development, education, the environment, health and human rights.

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In the year 2004, the assembly professed that the 2nd International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People (i.e. 2005-2014). The assembly also declared that the International Day of Indigenous People annually during the second decade will be continued. The main aim was to provide strength to the international cooperation for solving problems that have been faced by indigenous peoples in regards of culture, education, health, and social and economic development, human rights, and the environment.

How people celebrate this day?

People from different nations from across the nation are encouraged to participate in observing the day to spread the UN’s message on indigenous peoples with various activities such as educational forums and classroom activities to gain an appreciation and a better understanding of indigenous peoples. The events may include a speech or some messages from the UN secretary-general and other key leaders, performances by indigenous artists, and panel discussions on reconciliation. This year due to the pandemic situation, the gathering would not be possible, therefore a virtual event would be set up to celebrate this day.  

In order to raise awareness about the needs and requirements of the indigenous peoples, every 9 August is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Especially now, they need us in this pandemic and we need them too to deal from future pandemics, from their traditional knowledge, voices and wisdom.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020 – FAQ

Q. What is the theme for celebrating this day in 2020?

The theme for celebrating International Day of World’s Indigenous People is “COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience”

Q. When was this day first announced?

It was first announced by the General Assembly of United Nations on 23rd December 1994

Q. Why this day is celebrated? 

This day is celebrated on 9th August every year in order to encourage the rights and contributions of the indigenous people towards environmental issues.

Q. Is International Day of World’s Indigenous People a public holiday?

This day is a United Nation’s day of observance but it could not be counted as a public holiday.

Q. Will this day be celebrated in 2020 and how?

Yes, this year this day will be celebrated virtually, anyone can participate in the event by sitting at their home. 

Annually 6th August is observed as Hiroshima Day in the remembrance of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima. American B-29 bomber on August 6, 1945, during the second world war dropped world’s first deployed atomic bomb over Hiroshima in Japan. This bomb attack was done in the motive to end the Second World War in 1945. This day is remembered to promote peace and spread awareness about the danger of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. Read the complete article to know everything about the day and reason behind the attack. 

History of Hiroshima Day

During the 2nd World War which was active in 1939- 1945, the world’s first deployed an atomic bomb with more than 9000 pound uranium-235 was loaded and US B-29 bomber aircraft, the Enola Gay attacked the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945. The explosion was so huge that it immediately killed 70,000 people wiping 90% of the city and later on around 10,000 people died due to the effect of radiation exposure. 

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Within the gap of 3 days, i.e. on 9th August 1945, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki killing around 40,000 people within seconds. After these two huge attacks, on 15th August Japan surrender itself in the World War-II which was itself announced by Japan’s Emperor Hirohito who cites the devastating the power of a new and most cruel bomb.

Why this attack was done?

The second World War was between Japan and US America & its allies which includes Britain and the Soviet Union. In the early days, Japan was losing the war and was attacked for so many years. Later on, Japan tied up with China and attacked America. Many soldiers were killed daily and to stop this loss, US President Harry S Truman permitted the nuclear bombing in order to let Japan surrender and end up the war. Another objective of ending the war was to avoid an invasion of Japan through the land and avoid Union Soviet to occupy Japan as stated by some historians. 

Side effects of the attack

The atomic attack left behind many side effects among the survivors including leukaemia, thyroid cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, and various other cancers were observed at a higher spike after this attack. Higher rates of miscarriage and infant deaths were observed in the pregnant woman due to the radiation explosion. The children who born after the attack were observed with disabilities, impaired growth, and increased predisposition towards many forms of cancer. 

Scientists revealed that the effect of the radiations will remain in the environment for decades harming the living beings in many forms. 

How Hiroshima Day is observed in Hiroshima?

The city of Hiroshima consoles the victims of the attack by holding a Peace Memorial Ceremony and pray for the long-lasting realization of world peace. This ceremony is held in the front of the Memorial Cenotaph in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park where the families of the deceased and people over the world participate in the event. The first ceremony was observed on 6th August 1947. The Prime Minister speaks for the peace and at 8:15 am people mark the exact moment when the atomic bomb was dropped in the city. In the evening, Peace Message Lantern Floating Ceremony is held where people write peace messages on the lantern and afloat them down in the Motoyasu River. Around 10,000 lanterns can be observed floating in the river on that day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Was Japan aware of the attack beforehand?

US dropped warning leaflets in Japan but only after attacking Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  

Q. Was the Nuclear attack necessary?

No the bombing was unnecessary, it left its long-lasting impact on the survivors too.  

Q. Who permitted the permission for the attack?

That time US President Harry S Truman authorised the attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

Q. When did Japan surrender in the World War-II?

The atomic attack was done to make Japan surrender in the war. Earlier only one city Hiroshima was targeted, however, when Japan did not turn back, another bomb was dropped in Nagaski after which Japan accepted its defeat.

Q. Does the attack leave after effect?

Yes, the higher rate of different forms of cancers was observed, pregnant women were affected, newborns were observed with many disabilities, infants died due to the nuclear attack. Agricultural plants, aquatic life, and terrestrial life were also affected by the nuclear attack.  

World Zoonoses Day: Every year we observed world Zoonoses day on the 6th of July. But do you know why we celebrate this day and, what does  Zoonoses mean?

Zoonoses are the disease transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa. Zoonotic Diseases induced by viruses, bacteria, fungus, parasites, and Mosquitos. Few examples of Zoonotic disease are Ebola, Swine flu, Encephalitis, COVID 19, etc. The most deadly virus which makes our like miserable these days COVID 19 is also a Zoonotic disease.

According to the WHO globally, about one billion cases of illness, and millions of death occur every year from zoonoses and, 60% of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses.

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Origin of World Zoonoses Day

World Zoonoses day observed after Louis Pasteur, a French biologist successfully administered the first vaccine against Rabies virus, which is a zoonotic disease. We remembered this day every day to raise awareness against Zoonotic disease.

Why we are holding a two-minutes silence on World Zoonoses Day 2020?

This year, on 6th of July 2020 world Zoonoses Day, approximately 150 partners in the One Health Poultry Hub will be silent for two minutes. It will be a time for our private reflection on those we know, and those we don’t, who have suffered the COVID 19 Pandemic and other Endemic Zoonotic diseases that ruined many people’s lives around the world each year.

We are devoted to holding this silence at midday local time wherever we are, whether office, home, airports, or any place.

How to avoid zoonotic diseases?

  1. Hand and face hygiene, Cover your face while traveling in crowded places, and sanitize your hands regularly.
  2. Don’t eat uncooked food.
  3. If you have animals then take care of them, get their routine check-up regularly.
  4. Keep your place clean and hygienic.

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Important Days in June 2020:  If you are a banking aspirant then you must be knowing that there are definitely 2-3 questions which are asked in exam based on this topic of Important Days. In some exams, the important date of particular day is asked while in others theme of that particular day is asked. It can become very easy to learn them monthly rather than cramming all at once. Your knowledge become really handy and thus we will be covering the List of Important Days of June 2020 in this article, make sure that you go through it. June is also known by other names such as: Aquarium month, dairy month, and many others. There are different important days that are celebrated and observed in this month. Here we are providing detailed list of important days in June 2020.

List of Important Days in June 2020

The following is the detailed list of Important Days in June 2020:

June 1 World Milk Day
Global Day of Parents
World Reef Awareness Day
June 2 International Sex Workers Day
Telangana Formation Day
June 3 World Bicycle Day
June 4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5 World Environment Day
June 7 World Food Safety Day
June 8 World Brain Tumor Day
World Ocean Day
June 12 World Day Against Child Labour
June 14 World Blood Donor Day
June 15 World Wind Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
Global Garbage Man Day
June 19 World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
World Sauntering Day
June 20 Summer Solstice
International Nystagmus Day
World Refugee Day
June 21 World Music Day
World Hydrography Day
International Yoga Day
World Father’s Day
June 22 World Rainforest Day
June 23 International Olympic Day
International Widow’s Day
June 26 Forgiveness Day
International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
June 30 Social Media Day
World Asteroid Day

June 1: World Milk Day

The very first day of the month is observed as World Milk Day and Global Day of Parents along with International Reef Awareness Day. World Milk Day is observed to be thankful for the contribution of milk and other dairy products in our lives. 

Global Day of Parents is the day to honor and respect parents across the globe. 

International Reed Awareness Day is the day to send awareness across the globe about how pollution is putting the beautiful coral reefs under the oceans into danger. 

June 2: Telangana Formation Day

Telangana Formation Day celebrates the formation of Telangana as a separate state in India. Telangana is the 29th and the youngest state in India. Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao asked officials to celebrate Telangana formation day as low-key affair due to the coronavirus outbreak in the nation this year.

June 2 is also observed as International Sex Worker’s Day raises concerns about the ethics and working conditions of the sex workers. 

June 3: World Bicycle Day

UN announced June 3rd to be World Bicycle Day to raise awareness about its environment-friendly nature. The day reminds us that physical activities such as cycling has significant benefits for health. The mobility needs of people who walk and cycle – often the majority of citizens in a city – continue to be overlooked, states Share the Road Programme Annual Report 2018.

Why World Bicycle Day is celebrated?

The following are the agenda of the World Bicycle Day as mentioned in the official website of the United Nations

  • Encourages Member States to devote particular attention to the bicycle in cross-cutting development strategies and to include the bicycle in international, regional, national and subnational development policies and programmes;
  • Encourages Member States to improve road safety and integrate it into sustainable mobility and transport infrastructure planning and design, in particular through policies and measures to actively protect and promote pedestrian safety and cycling mobility, with a view to broader health outcomes, particularly the prevention of injuries and non-communicable diseases;
  • Encourages stakeholders to emphasize and advance the use of the bicycle as a means of fostering sustainable development, strengthening education, including physical education, for children and young people, promoting health, preventing disease, promoting tolerance, mutual understanding and respect and facilitating social inclusion and a culture of peace;
  • Encourages Member States to adopt best practices and means to promote the bicycle among all members of society, and in this regard welcomes initiatives to organize bicycle rides at the national and local levels as a means of strengthening physical and mental health and well-being and developing a culture of cycling in society.

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 4th is an observation day against a serious concern today and that is harassment of innocent children. This day is observed as International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. 

June 5: World Environment Day

June 5th is observed as World Environment Day to educate people across the world about how to protect the environment against global warming. As per the official website the theme for World Environment Day 2020 is biodiversity – a concern that is both urgent and existential. The website states “Recent events, from bushfires in Brazil, the United States, and Australia to locust infestations across East Africa – and now, a global disease pandemic – demonstrate the interdependence of humans and the webs of life, in which they exist.”

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June 7: World Food Safety Day

Contaminated food is the reason for many diseases these days. Hence, June 7th is observed as World Food Safety Day to raise awareness against Food safety.

June 8: World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day is observed to raise concerns about the ocean and aquatic pollution and aware people on how to prevent it. The theme of UN World Oceans Day 2020 is “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.” Innovation—relating to the introduction of new methods, ideas, or products—is a dynamic term, and one that is fundamentally filled with hope. 

World Brain Tumor Day is observed this day to help people know more about the disease and get prevention. 

June 12: World Day against Child Labour

Child Labour is still a problem in many nations across the world. This day is observed as World Day against Child Labour to raise awareness against child labor. 

June 14: World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day celebrated on this day states the importance of blood donations. The theme for 2020 campaign is “Safe blood saves lives” with the slogan “Give blood and make the world a healthier place”. The idea is to focus on the contribution an individual giver can make to improve health for others in the community. The following are the objectives for World Blood Donor Day as stated on the official website

  • celebrate and thank individuals who donate blood and encourage more people to start donating;
  • raise wider awareness of the urgent need to increase the availability of safe blood for use wherever and whenever it is needed to save life;
  • demonstrate the need for universal access to safe blood transfusion and provide advocacy on its role in the provision of effective health care and in achieving universal health coverage;
  • mobilize support at national, regional and global levels among governments and development partners to invest in, strengthen and sustain national blood programmes.

June 15: World Wind Day

World Wind Day is observed on this day to denote the importance of wind energy for various activities. 

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is an important day to educate younger people about taking good care of their elders. 

June 17: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 

This day is observed as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought and Global Garbage Man Day to support the contribution of people who maintain cleanliness and environment. 

June 19: World Sauntering Day

June 19th is observed as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day to raise awareness about the diseases related to hemoglobin. Also, this day is observed as World Sauntering Day to motivate people who are worried and depressed.  

June 20: World Refugee Day

This day is marked as the start of summer. Also, this day is observed as International Nystagmus Day and World Refugee Day to spread awareness among people. World Refugee Day theme for the year 2019 was #StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day

June 21: World Music Day

This day celebrated music and also made people aware of the hydrographic level with World Music Day and World Hydrography Day. Also, International Yoga Day and Father’s Day are celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of yoga in daily life and to respect the Father figures of our life. 

June 22: World Rainforest Day

World Rainforest Day is observed to raise concerns about safeguarding the rainforests. World Rainforest Day reminds us to celebrate precious natural resource each year and take action to preserve it. They are crucial for life on our planet earth as hey provide us with the freshwater we drink, but they absorb carbon dioxide, stabilize climate patterns, and provide a home to half the world’s plant and animal species. As per data, over the last 40 years, deforestation has stripped an area equivalent to the size of Europe, or 1 billion hectares, from tropical rainforests.

June 23: International Olympic Day

International Olympic Day celebrates the importance of the Olympic Games. Also, World Widow’s Day is observed to respect widows and stop harassment against them. The first Olympic Day was celebrated on 23 June 1948. On this occasion, Sigfrid Edström, IOC President at that time, conveyed a message to the young people of the world. Portugal, Greece, Austria, Canada, Switzerland, Great Britain, Uruguay, Venezuela and Belgium organised an Olympic Day in their respective countries.

June 26: International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

June 26th has three important things to observe and these are Forgiveness Day, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and International Day in Support of Victims of Torture to raise concerns of humanity across the globe. The following were the themes in past years-

  • 2016-2018 – “Listen First – Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe”
  • 2015 – “Lets Develop — Our Lives — Our Communities — Our Identities — Without Drugs”
  • 2014 – “A message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable”
  • 2013 – “Make health your ‘new high’ in life, not drugs”
  • 2012 – “Global Action for Healthy Communities without Drugs”
  • 2011 – “Say No!”
  • 2010 – “Think health – not drugs”
  • 2009 – “Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs.”
  • 2008 – “Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs.”
  • 2007 – “Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs.”
  • 2006 – “Value yourself…make healthy choices”
  • 2005 – “Drugs is not child’s play”
  • 2004 – “Drugs: treatment works”
  • 2003 – “Let’s talk about drugs”
  • 2002 – “Substance abuse and HIV/AIDS”
  • 2001 – “Sports against drugs”
  • 2000 – “Facing reality: denial, corruption and violence”

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June 30: World Asteroid Day 

World Asteroid Day is observed on the last day of June in remembrance of the asteroid Siberian Tunguska. Also, the world celebrates the importance of social media on this day by observing Social Media Day.


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Important Days in May- This topic is very important as 1 or 2 questions are always asked in the examination based on this topic. The best trick to prepare this topic is to learn the important days month wise. This way you will memorize them better and at ease without any confusion.  This is one topic that will come handy to you in majority of the government job exams. In this article, we will be discussing the important days in May 2020 and some of the  important days in May include Labour Day, Press Freedom Day. World Red bCross Day, Anti-terrorism day and more. This topic can help you to easily score those extra bonus marks which can help you to get your name in the final merit list. So why don’t you check out the list of Important Days in May 2020 given below.

Important Days and Dates of May

Important Date Important Days in May
1 May International Labour Day
3 May Press Freedom Day
4 May Coal Miner’s Day
Second Sunday of May Mother’s Day
8 May World Red Cross Day
9 May Victory Day
11 May National Technology Day
12 May International Nurses Day
14 May World Migratory Day
15 May International Day of the Family
17 May World Telecommunication Day
21 May Anti-terrorism Day
24 May Commonwealth Day
31 May Anti-Tobacco Day

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List of Important Days in May

May 1 : International Labour Day

This day is Workers Day and also known as May Day. It is celebrated for the working-class people as per the International Labour Movement that takes place every year on May 1. 

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May 3 : Press Freedom Day

As per UNGA, May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. This day contributes to making people aware that press freedom is fundamental and also to make the government aware of its duty. It is to make the media safe from specific attacks.

May 4 : Coal Miner’s Day

On May 4 every year, Coal Miner’s Day is celebrated that would give highlights for the tough profession of the labor that spends their time in the coal mines for harsh work. Organizations raise funds to create awareness in the mining area.

May 8- Red Cross Day

Red Cross Day is also an international event that makes awareness among people to follow the rules of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. This day is the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant.

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May 9 – Victory Day

Victory Day of 2020 will bring up the Military Parade in Moscow to take place on Red Square of Moscow. This day commemorates for the Diamond Jubilee of Nazi Germany for capitulation in the second world war.

Second Sunday of May- Mother’s Day 

There is no public holiday for this day, but the second Sunday of May every year is Mother’s Day. It is the time to own your mother and her motherhood time, her bonds with children and maternal family.

May 11- National Technology Day

National Technology Day is to find how technology advancement takes place every year in the whole world. They also highlight the upcoming technology trends. 

May 12- International Nurses Day

Every year on May 12, International Nurses Day is celebrated to make people observe the contribution of the nurses for the people and how they help them. Also, it is to mark the gift to society.

May 14- World Migratory Day

The day was initiated in 2006 by AEWA by collaborating with Conservation of Migratory Species. This day is celebrated to state that it is time to save the migratory birds and other species from preventing them from extinct.

May 15- International Day of Families

Every year on May 15, the day comes with the resolution of how important is a family for you and the importance of communities attached to this day.

May 17- World Telecommunication Day

The day was first proclaimed by UNGA to let people know regarding the efforts made for establishing advanced communication and the role of ITUs that help people to keep connected in the whole world.

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May 21- Anti-terrorism Day

Anti-terrorism day is to make people aware that they must not fight in the name of religion they follow. It is because every person in the world is there to promote peace. 

May 24- Commonwealth Day

This day is for celebrating the commonwealth of the nations who were once under the British Empire. Formerly, this day was also known as Empire Day. However, the day is celebrated because there was no other event celebrated on this date.

May 31- Anti-tobacco Day

This day intends to make everyone encouraged for not consuming tobacco for at least 24 hours and observe what changes they get to see after that. It is to make people aware of the adverse effects of smoking.

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FAQ- Important Days in May

Q. What are the important days in May?
Ans. The month of may has different days of national and international importance as International Labour Day is on 1st May, Press Freedom Day is on 3rd May, National Technology Day is on 11th May and so on. Check the list for complete information.

Q. What are the special days in May 2020?
Ans. The list includes- International Labour Day, Press Freedom Day, Coal Miner’s Day, Mother’s Day, World Red Cross Day, Victory Day, National Technology Day, International Nurses Day, World Migratory Day, International Day of the Family, World Telecommunication Day, Anti-terrorism Day, Commonwealth Day and Anti-Tobacco Day

Q. Which are the important days?
Ans. These are dates of national and international importance that you must know to improve your general knowledge.

Q. What day is 11th May?
Ans. It is National Technology day.