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National Doctors Day

To mark the Birthday Anniversary of renowned physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

Bakri Eid

Observed by Muslims to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim's offer to sacrifice his son at the bidding of the Lord. Read More


Moharram, which commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed is observed by Muslims throughout India. Read More

Independence Day

This day marks the anniversary of the attainment of India's Independence (August 15, 1947) and it is celebrated with solemnity in all parts of the country. The National Flag is hoisted with due ceremony at special functions.

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan, celebrated in India in the month of Shravana (July-August), is an age old festival which strengthens the bond of love between brother and sister.


The festival of Janmashtami is observed in the month of Bhadra (August-September) in honour of Lord Krishna who was born on this day at Mathura. Read More

Ganesh Chaturthi

This festival is celebrated throughout India in the month of Bhadra (August-September) in honour of Lord Ganesha.

Nag Panchmi

The festival of Nag Panchmi is celebrated throughout the country in the month of Shravana (July-August).

Quit India Movement Day

A call given by Mahatma Gandhi to the people across India came together to uproot British imperialism.

National Daughter's Day

To remind and honor our women and girls.

National Sadvabana Diwas / Godwill Day

To celebrate the Birthday of Rajiv Gandhi.

National Sports Day

To celebrate the birthday of famous Hockey Player Dhayn Chand.

Hindi Day

Marking the declaration of Hindi language as official language of Government of India.

Engineers Day

Tribute to the greatest Indian engineer and Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Viswesvaraya.


Kerala's notable festival is Onam, celebrated with great enthusiasm. Read More

Teachers' Day

Birthday of Dr. Radhakrishnan.

Gandhi Jayanti

The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, is celebrated with great devotion all over the country.

Vijaya Dashmi-Dussehra

Dussehra, one of the most popular festivals of India is celebrated all over the country for ten days in the month of Asvina (September-October). Read More

Karwa Choth

The Karwa Choth festival is observed in all Hindu families exclusively by married woman in the month of Kartika (October-November).


Diwali, the festival of lights, is observed in honour of goddess Lakshmi in the month of Kartika (October-November). Read More

National Air-Force Day

To increase the awareness of the Indian air force in any National security organisations.

National Postal Worker Day

To praise postal workers for their services.

Infantry Day

To mark the landing of the first Indian infantry soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir to defend Indian territory from external aggression.

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.

National Cancer Awareness Day

To raise awareness and education about cancer.

National Legal Service Day

To commemorates the enactment of the Indian Legal Services Authorities Act 1987.

National Children's Day

Children's Day is celebrated on the Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru.

National Epilepsy Day

To create awareness about epilepsy.

Sapper's Day

To pay tribute and encourage The Army's Corps of Engineers.

National Integration Day

To celebrate the birth anniversary of the first woman Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi.

National Law Day

To commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Also known as Gurupurab, it is the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak who founded the Sikh faith. Read More

National Mathematics Day

To mark the Birthday anniversary of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

Kisan Diwas

To celebrate the contributions of farmers and agriculture towards our nation.

National Consumer Rights Day

To make people aware about the rights of consumers.


The birth anniversary of Jesus Christ is celebrated by Christians and non-Christians alike, with special enthusiasm in big cities like Delhi, Bombay and Calcutta, where shops and homes take on a festive air. Read More

National Pollution Prevention Day

In the memory of people who lost their lives in the Bhopal gas disaster.

National Navy Day

To recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Naval force in the country.

Armed Forces Flag Day

To collect the funds from people for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces Staff.

National Energy Conservation Day

To raise awareness about energy conservation.

Vijay Diwas

To celebrate India's victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War.

Minorities Rights Day

To protect the rights of minority communities.

Makar Sankranti

Sankrant means the passing of the sun from one Zodiac sign to the other. Read More


A three-day harvest festival, Pongal is one of the gayest events in South India. Read More

Republic Day

Republic Day, which marks the anniversary of the adoption of India's Constitution (January 26, 1950) is an important national occasion. Read More

English New Year

Starts on 1st of January, the first day of modern Gregorian calendar also called as Western Calendar and Christian Calendar. Read More

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708 C.E.) was the tenth Guru out of total 10 Sikh Gurus. He was born in Patna, Bihar on 22nd December 1666 according to Julian calendar. Read More

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)

To mark the favors and contributions of Non Resident Indians to the growth and development of our country.

National Youth Day

To celebrate BirthDay anniversary of Swami Vivekanada.

National Army Day

In recognition of Lt. General K.M. Cariappa.

National Girl Child Day

To promote awareness about issues facing girl childs and offer more support to girl childs in our country.

National Tourism Day & National Voters Day

To promote tourism. To encourage more young voters to take part in the political process in our country.

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti

Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902 C.E.) was a Hindu monk and a patriotic saint of India. According to English calendar he was born on 12th January 1863 into an aristocratic Bengali family of Calcutta. Read More


Lohri is a popular winter Punjabi folk festival, celebrated primarily by Sikhs and Hindus from the Punjab region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, celebrated in January month of every year. Read More

Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

The birthday, or “jayanti”, of Subhas Chandra Bose is a public holiday in three states of India, kept every 23 January. The name “Netaji” was a title often ascribed to this national hero of India during his life. Read More

Martyr's Day (Gandhi Punyatithi)

Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary - January 30 - is marked as Martyrs Day every year. Read More

Vasant Panchmi

Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, science and technology. Read More

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Read More

Indian Coast Guard Day

To protect the country’s vast maritime zones.

National Deworming Day

To eradicate intestinal worms also referred to as Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) among children within the age group of 1-19.

National Productivity Day

To increase the productivity culture in India.

Arunachal Day

To commemorates the day on which in 1987 Arunachal Pradesh became a fully-fledged Indian state.

Central Excise Day

To encourage and honour the employees of the Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC) to the country.

National Science Day

To remember the historic invention of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928.

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Guru Ravidass Jayanti is the birthday of Guru Ravidass, celebrated on Magh Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Magh month. Read More

Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti celebrates Dayanand Saraswati's Arya Samaj. Arya Samaj is principled under Satyarth Prakash as the 'light of truth. Read More

Ramakrishna Jayanti

About Ramakrishna Jayanti. Sri Ramakrishna Deva's introduction to the world and his just 50 years of life have demonstrated the world the state of mind it must take to satisfy the motivation behind human birth. He stated, "The sole point of human birth is to acknowledge God". Read More

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on March 8. Read More

Maha Shivratri

The festival of Shivratri is celebrated by Hindus throughout India in the month of Phalguna (February-March). It is the main festival in honour of Lord Shiva. Read More


Among the most colourful of India's festivals is Holi, observed all over India. Read More

National Security Day

To appreciate the work of Indian security forces.

National Vaccination Day

To convey the importance of vaccination to the country.

Shivaji Jayanti

Shiv Jayanti or Shivaji Jayanti is a festival and public holiday of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Read More


This is Hindu Solar New Year Day observed in many parts of the country. It is a religious festival when people bathe in rivers and go to temples to offer worship. Read More

National Maritime Day

To commemorate the first ship The SS Loyalty manufactured by The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. sailed from Mumbai to London.

National Safe Motherhood Day

To raise awareness about adequate access to care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal services.

National Pet Day

To celebrate the relationship between a person and his or her pet.

Jallianwala Day

To mark the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, a turning point in India’s struggle for Independence.

National Fire Service Day

To pay homage to the 71 Fire Service personnel who sacrificed their lives during an unfortunate mishap in 1944 on this day.

Civil Services Day

Is dedicated to India's civil servants for their contribution and hard work towards our society.

Secretary’s Day

To celebrate the work of administrative professionals.

National Panchayati Day

The 73rd Constitutional Amendment was passed in 1992.

Manav Ekta Diwas

To celebrate the anniversary of the sacrifice by Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji for the entire Humanity.

Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Celebrated to achieve twin missions.

Good Friday

Christians observe Good Friday as the day on which Jesus laid down his life for the good of humanity. Services and recitals of religious music are held in the churches. Read More


The Resurrection of Christ is celebrated with fervour by members of the Christian community. The occasion is solemnised in some parts of the country by processions being taken out. Read More

Gudi Padwa

Indians celebrate the festival of Gudi Padwa marking the arrival of spring and which coincides with the start of the New Year for Marathi and Konkani Hindus in the subcontinent. Read More

Cheti Chand

The Cheti Chand festival is observed by Sindhis in honour of Shri Amarlal, also known as Uderolal, in the month of Chaitra (March-April). Read More

Ram Navmi

The festival of Ramanavami is celebrated throughout India to commemorate the birth of Shri Rama. Read More

Mahavir Jayanti

Vardhamana Mahavira, the twenty-fourth spiritual head (Tirthankara) of Jainism, was born on this day more than 2,500 years ago. Read More


Ugadi is the New Year's Day for the people of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana states in India. Read More

Swaminarayan Jayanti

Swaminarayan was born on 3 April 1781 in Chhapaiya. This day is annually celebrated as Swaminarayan Jayanti by his followers. Read More

Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti

Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is an annual festival observed on 14 April to commemorate the memory of B. R. Ambedkar. It marks Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's birthday who was born on 14 April 1891. Read More

Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu religious festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Sri Hanuman. This festival is celebrated on different days in different parts of India. Read More

Buddha Jayanti

Celebrated as Buddha Jayanti, the day marks the birth, enlightenment and the Mahaparinirvan of the Buddha.

Maharashtra Din

Formation of the state of Maharashtra by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960.

National Technology Day

To celebrate the achievements and contributions of Indian citizens to science and technology.

National Anti Terrorism Day

Death anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.