Important Days in India 2016

List of Important Days and Dates in India useful for SSC, UPSC, IBPS, RRB, SBI Bank Exams and other competitive exams.

January 1– Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global Family Day
January 9– NRI Day / Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
January 11– Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
January 12– National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
January 15– Army Day
January 23– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Birth Anniversary
January 24– National Girl Child Day/Balika Divas
January 25– National Voters Day, India Tourism Day
January 26– India’s Republic Day
January 28– Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
January 31– Street Children’s Day

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February 13– Sarojini Naydu's Birthday, National Women's Day
February 14– Valentine Day
February 24– Central Excise Tax Day (India)
February 28– National Science Day

March 3– National Defence Day
March 4– National Security Day
March 9– Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day
March 10– National Women and Girl's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 12– Commonwealth Day, Foundation Day
March 16– National Vaccination Day
March 18– Ordnance Factories Day

April 1– Odisha Day, April Fools Day
April 11– National Safe Motherhood Day
April 13– Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
April 14– B. R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
April 21– National Civil Service Day
April 24– Panchayat Raj Day

May 1– Labour Day
May 11– National Technology Day
May 21– Anti-Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development
May 30– Hindi Journalism Day

June 29– National Statistics Day

July 1– Doctor’s Day
July 26– Kargil Victory Day or Vijay Diwas
July 27– Central Reserve Police Force Foundation Day

August 8– Quit India Movement Day
August 15– Indian Independence Day
August 20– Sadbhavana Diwas
August 29– National Sports Day, Dhyan Chand's Birthday
August 30– Small Industry Day

September 5– Teachers’ Day, Sanskrit Day
September 7– Forgiveness Day
September 8– International Literacy Day
September 14– Hindi Day
September 15– Engineers’ Day
September 25– Social Justice Day

October 2– Gandhi Jayanti
October 8– Indian Air Force Day
October 10– National Post-Office Day
October 31– Rastriya Ekta Diwas (Sardar Patel), National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

November 7– Infant Protection Day
November 10– Transport Day
November 11– National Education Day
November 14– Children’s Day, Jawaharlal Nehru Birthday
November 17– Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary, National Journalism Day
November 26– Law Day
November 30– Flag Day

December 4– Indian Navy Day
December 7– Indian Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day
December 9– National Girl Child Day
December 10– Human Rights Day
December 11– UNICEF Day
December 14– National Energy Conservation Day
December 18– Minorities Rights Day
December 19– Goa's Liberation Day
December 23– Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
December 25– Christmas Day


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