Important National Festivals Events In India

The National Festivals in any country is celebrated as an important day. In India, Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti are celebrated as National Festivals of the nation. All these three National holidays are “Independence” based as they are related to India’s freedom struggle from the British rule.

Important Events

Independence Day

India got freedom on 15th August 1947. Learn More

Republic Day

India became Republic on 26th January 1950.  Learn More

Gandhi Jayanti

Birth of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October 1869.  Learn More

Labor's Day

1st May is celebrated as Labor's Day.  Learn More

Armed Forces Flag Day

7th December marks the fundraising day for Armed Forces. Learn More

Hindi Day

Hindi Divas (day) is celebrated on 14th September.  Learn More

Teacher’s day

Dr S. Radhakrishnan’s birthday, 15th September 1888, is celebrated as Teacher’s Day.  Learn More

Children’s Day

Pandit Nehru's Birthday, 14th November 1889, is celebrated as Children’s Day.  Learn More

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The present-day National Flag was adopted as the official flag of India on 22 July 1947, and it became the official flag of the Empire of India on 15th August 1947. The Indian flag, known as Tiranga or Tricolor is based on the Swaraj flag, designed by Pingali Venkayya for the Indian National Congress.
National girl child day is observed every year on 24th of January as a day for the rights and protection of a girl child. It aims to spread awareness among people about the inequalities faced by a girl child in areas like inequality in education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care, protection, honour, child marriage and many more and how we can fight against these inequalities.
Ambedkar Jayanti is observed on 14th of April every year by people in India. Ambedkar Jayanti also known as Bhim Jayanti marks the Birth Anniversary of Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, born on 14th April 1891. This day is celebrated throughout the nation especially by Hindu Dalits, Adivasi, labour workers, women and also by those people who had embraced Buddhism following his example.


Facts About Our National Festivals

Indian Constitution came into effect on 26th of January in 1950 after which India became a Republic country.

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National Festivals

India is a land where people from a different caste, creed and religion with different cultures, tradition and language, live together in peace and harmony. Every caste and religion have their own festivals which people in India celebrate together with everyone, spreading happiness among themselves.

India is famous globally for its colorful festivals and cultural diversity. Be it a national or a religious festival, India comes together indifferent of their religion and celebrates the festivals together.

National Youth Day

National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12 January on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.  Learn More

National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February every year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Sir C.V. Raman. Learn More

National Technology Day

National Technology Day is observed every year on 11th May as a reminder of the anniversary of Shakti.  Learn More


National Doctor’s Day

National Doctor’s Day is observed every year on 1st July to honour the legendary physician Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.  Learn More

National Sports Day

In India, the National Sports Day celebrated on 29th August every year on the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand Singh.  Learn More

National Unity Day

National Unity Day is celebrated since 2014 on 31st October every year marking the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.  Learn More

Children's Day Chacha Nehru's Birthday

India’s first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14th November 1889 in Allahabad. He was very fond of children and was popular as Chacha Nehru (Uncle Nehru) among the children. His birth anniversary is celebrated every year in India with great enthusiasm as Children’s Day. Schools, Colleges, Government and Non-Government Organizations, Small Companies etc celebrate this day by giving sweets, chocolates and gifts to the children.

People also visit special homes and orphanages to spread happiness among underprivileged children. Children also participate in fun activities like dancing, singing songs, poem recitation and give a speech on great works of Chacha Nehru for the nation.

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