National Festivals / Events
India Celebrates Unity in Diversity
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.
India got freedom on 15th August 1947. Learn More
India became Republic on 26th January 1950. Learn More
Birth of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October 1869. Learn More
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 Divas (day) is celebrated on 14th September. Learn More
Dr S. Radhakrishnan’s birthday, 15th September 1888, is celebrated as Teacher’s Day. Learn More
Pandit Nehru's Birthday, 14th November 1889, is celebrated as Children’s Day. Learn More
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.