India is a country full of culture and festivals. All the festivals are based on agriculture and people enjoy it fully. Apart from festivals there are many events which are celebrated in India not less than festivals and even the culture is being changed and these events are celebrated at public and government levels. These events are mainly for spreading the awareness for social issues and helps society to develop.

National and International Days in 2020



January Social EventsDate of Celebration
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas21st to 23rd January
Oil and Gas Conservation Week and Fortnight4th to 10th January
National Youth Day12th January
Army Day15th January
Pin Code Week15th to 21st January
Subhas Chandra Bose Birthday23rd January
National Girl Child Day24th January
International Day of Education24th January
Republic Day of India – 26 January26 January
International Customs Day26th January
Anti Leprosy Day30th January
Martyrs Day30th January
February Social EventsDate of Celebration
World Wetlands Day2nd February
World Cancer Day4th February
Road Safety Week4th to 10th February
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation6th February
Auto Expo9th February to 14th February
National Deworming Day10th February
International Day of Women and Girls in science11th February
World Radio Day13th February
Valentine’s Day14th February
Sant Ravidas Jayanti19th February
World Day of Social Justice20th February
International Mother Language Day21st February
Central Excise Day24th February
National Science Day28th February
March Social EventsDate of Celebration
Zero Discrimination Day1st March
World Wildlife Day3rd March
National Safety Day4th March
International Women’s Day8th March
World Kidney Day14th March
Dandi March Day12th March
Ordnance Factories Day18th March
International Day of Happiness20th March
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination21st March
World Forestry Day21st March
International Day of Forests21st March
World Poetry Day21st March
World Down Syndrome Day21st March
World Water Day22nd March
Martyrs Day23 March and 30 January
World Meteorological Day23th March
World TB Day24th March
April Social EventsDate of Celebration
World Autism Awareness Day2nd April
Prevention of Blindness Week1st to 7th April
World Health Day7th April
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre13th April
Ambedkar Jayanti14th April
World Hemophilia Day17th April
Mahavir Jayanti17th April
World Heritage Day18th April
World Earth Day22nd April
World Book Day23rd April
World Malaria Day25th April
World Day for Safety and Health at Work28th April
May Social EventsDate of Celebration
International Labour Day1st May
World Press Freedom Day3rd May
International Midwives Day5th May
World Asthma Day7th May
World Thalassemia Day8th May
World Red Cross Day8th May
National Technology Day11th May
Mother’s Day12th May
International Nurses Day12th May
International Day of Families15th May
World Hypertension Day17th May
World No Tobacco Day31st May
June Social EventsDate of Celebration
World Milk Day1st June
International Children’s Day1st June
Global Day of Parents1st June
World Bicycle Day3rd June
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression4th June
World Environment Day5th June
World Ocean Day8th June
World Day against Child Labour12th June
World Blood Donor Day14th June
World Sickle Cell Day19th June
World Refugee Day20th June
International Day of Yoga21st June
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking26th June
July Social EventsDate of Celebration
National Doctors Day1st July
World Population Day11th July
National Flag Adoption Day22nd July
World Hepatitis Day28th July
August Social EventsDate of Celebration
World Breastfeeding Week1st August to 7th August
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People9th August
Organ Donation Day13th August
Independence Day – 15 August15th August
World Photography Day19th August
Sadbhavana Diwas20th August
World Senior Citizens Day21st August
National Eye Donation Fortnight25th August to 8th September
National Sports Day29th August
September Social EventsDate of Celebration
National Nutrition Week1st September to 7th September
Teacher’s day5th September
International Literacy Day8th September
Hindi Diwas14th September
Engineers’ Day15th September
Sanchayika Day15th September
World Ozone Day16th September
World Deaf DayLast Sunday of the Month of September
World Tourism Day27th September
World Heart Day29th September
October Social EventsDate of Celebration
National Voluntary Blood Donation Day1st October
International Day for Elderly People1st October
Gandhi Jayanti2nd October
Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti2nd October
Anti Untouchability Week2nd to 8th October
WildLife Week2nd to 8th October
World Habitat DayFirst Monday of the month of October
World Animal Day4th October
World Teachers Day5th October
Air Force Day8th October
World Post Day9th October
World Sight Day10th October
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction13th October
World Standards Day14th October
World Student’s Day15th October
Birth Anniversary of APJ Abdul Kalam15th October
World Food Day16th October
World Polio Day24th October
World Savings Day30th October
National Unity Day31st October
Sardar Patel Jayanti31st October
November Social EventsDate of Celebration
All Saints Day1st November
World Vegan Day1st of November
World Tsunami Awareness Day5th November
International Week of Science and Peace9th to 14th November
Legal Services Day9th November
Children’s Day14th November
National Cooperative Week14th to 20th November
International Day for Tolerance and Peace16th November
National Epilepsy Day17th November
National Integration Day19th November
Quami Ekta Week19th to 25th of November
World Heritage Week19th to 25th of November
World Toilet Day19th November
Universal Children’s Day20th November
Child Rights Day20th November
International Film Festival of India20th to 30th November
International Meatless Day25th November
Constitution Day26th November
December Social EventsDate of Celebration
World Aids Day1st December
National Pollution Control Day2nd December
International Day of Disabled Persons3rd December
Navy Day4th December
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development5th December
Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas6th December
Armed Forces Flag Day7th December
Saarc Charter Day8th December
International Anti Corruption Day9th December
All India Handicrafts Week8th to 14th December
Human Rights Day10th December
Minorities Rights Day in India18th December
National Energy Conservation Day14th December
National Mathematics Day22nd December
National Farmers’ Day23rd December
Good Governance Day25th December
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