Special days that celebrated in India

Special days you probably don’t know that celebrated in India

Special days you probably don’t know that celebrated in India

Many of us are aware of some significant days like Independence Day, Republic Day, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Friendship Day, Valentine’s Day etc. But do you know that there are many special days that are celebrated in India.

For instance, yesterday i.e. September 15 is Engineer’s Day to pay notable homage to the supreme Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya and day before yesterday i.e. on September 14 we observed Hindi Day or Hindi Diwas as it was adopted as official language of the Republic of India by the Constituent Assembly of India.

Here is a list of some significant days that many of you may not be aware of.

NRI Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on January 9 each year. The day marks the support of NRIs to the growth of India. It remembers the homecoming of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa on this day in 1915.

Government of India is observing National Girl Child Day on January 24 every year to support the girl children and to provide more opportunities to them in the country.

Since 2011, National Voter’s Day is celebrated on January 25 each year to boost new voters to participate in the political development.

Doctors’ Day is observed on July 1 to commemorate Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, the legendary physician. He was born on July 1 and died on the same date after 80 years. He was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal.

Every year on October 10 National Post Day is celebrated to mark the services of Indian postal department that has been serving for more than 150 years.

October 15 is observed as Youth Renaissance Day across Tamil Nadu from this year. This is the birth anniversary of former President, the Missile Man and the legendary Scientist Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

Each year October 26 is observed as Kargil Vijay Diwas to commemorate the heroes of Kargil War since 1999 after the triumph of Operation Vijay.

Each year November 11 is observed as National Education Day to honor the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was the first education minister of India after it got independence.

Farmers Day or Kisan Diwas is celebrated on December 23 every year. It is the birth anniversary of Chaudhary Charan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India. He was mainly a farmer and lived a very simple life.

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