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By admin: Dec. 24, 2021

1. 24th December: National Consumer Day

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  • National Consumer Day or Consumer Rights Day is observed every year on 24th December because it was on December 24, 1986,  the Consumer Protection Act 1986 came into force.
  • Theme for National Consumer Day 2021 is “Consumer – Know your Rights ”.
  • National Consumer Day is being celebrated since the year 2000.

By admin: Dec. 23, 2021

2. 23rd December Krishi Diwas

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Farmer’s Day also known as Krishi Diwas is celebrated every year on 23 December on the birthday of the 5th Prime Minister of India, Choudhary Charan Singh.

By admin: Dec. 22, 2021

3. 22nd December: National Mathematics Day

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National Mathematics Day is celebrated on 22 December every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

  • The National Mathematics Day in India was announced in 2012 by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan.

By admin: Dec. 20, 2021

4. 20th December: International Human Solidarity Day

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International Human Solidarity Day is celebrated on 20th December every year.

The theme for this day is centered around promoting cultural equality, social justice that is directed towards human and social development (specifically in developing countries). The theme remains the same every year.

By admin: Dec. 19, 2021

5. Important Days

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12th December: International Universal Health Coverage Day

  • Theme of the International Universal Health Coverage Day 2021 : Leave No One Behind When It Comes to Health: Invest in Health Systems for All”.

14th December: National Energy Conservation Day

2021 Theme: “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Energy Efficient India” and “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Cleaner Planet”

16th December: Vijay Diwas

Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16 every year to honour the victory of Indian armed forces over Pakistan in the 1971 war.

  • It is also quite a big day for Bangladesh, as it earned status as an independent entity. The day is celebrated in Bangladesh as ‘Bijoy Dibos.

18th December: International Migrants Day

2021 Theme: Harnessing the potential of Human Mobility

By admin: Dec. 18, 2021

6. 18th December: International Migrants Day

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2021 Theme: Harnessing the potential of Human Mobility

  • Taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, the United Nations General Assembly declared 18 December as International Migrants Day and it was  proclaimed in 2000.

By admin: Dec. 16, 2021

7. 16th December: Vijay Diwas

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Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16 every year to honour the victory of Indian armed forces over Pakistan in the 1971 war. On the day, India pays homage to all the soldiers who defended the nation.

  • It is also quite a big day for Bangladesh, as it earned status as an independent entity. The day is celebrated in Bangladesh as ‘Bijoy Dibos.

Surrender of Pakistan Eastern Command

Officially, the Instrument of Surrender of Pakistan Eastern Command stationed in East Pakistan, was signed between Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora, the GOC-in-C of Indian Eastern Command and Lieutenant-General A.A.K. Niazi, the Commander of the Pakistan Eastern Command, at the Ramna Race Course in Dacca on 16 December 1971.

  • Following the surrender, the Indian Army took approximately 90,000 Pakistani servicemen and their Bengali supporters as POWs, making it the largest surrender since World War II.

By admin: Dec. 14, 2021

8. 14th December: National Energy Conservation Day

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2021 Theme: “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Energy Efficient India” and “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Cleaner Planet”

  • In 2021: Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Ministry of Power celebrates Energy Conservation Week from 8th to 14th December 2021. Various activities have been undertaken by Power CPSUs as part of the celebrations.
  • In India, National Energy Conservation Day is observed every year on 14th December to raise awareness about the significance of energy and the need of conserving energy by using less energy.
  • On this day, National Energy Conservation Awards are given away to honour innovation and accomplishments in energy conservation by industries, buildings, and manufacturers of BEE(Bureau of Energy Efficiency) star labelled appliances, as well as raise awareness that energy conservation is an important part of India’s response to reducing global warming.

By admin: Dec. 12, 2021

9. Important Days

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1. 5th December: World Soil Day

Theme of World Soil Day 2021 is ‘Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity’.

2. 6th December: Mahaparinirvan Divas

India observes December 6 as Mahaparinirvan Divas every year to mark the death anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

3. 6th December: Armed Forces Flag Day

Since 1949, 7th December is observed as the Armed Forces Flag Day throughout the country to honour the martyrs and the men in uniform who valiantly fought & continue to fight on our borders to safeguard the country's honour.

4. 7 December: International Civil Aviation Day

The theme for International Civil Aviation Day 2021 is “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development.” 

5. 9th December- International Anti-Corruption Day

Theme for 2021 is, “Your right, your role: say no to corruption.”

6. 10th December: Human Rights Day

2021 Theme : "EQUALITY - Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights."

7. 11th December: International Mountain Day

2021 Theme: “Sustainable Mountain Tourism.”

By admin: Dec. 12, 2021

10. International Universal Health Coverage Day

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International Universal Health Coverage Day

  • On 12 December 2017, the United Nations proclaimed 12 December as International Universal Health Coverage Day.
  • Theme of the International Universal Health Coverage Day 2021 : Leave No One Behind When It Comes to Health: Invest in Health Systems for All” 
  • International Universal Health Coverage Day aims to raise awareness of the need for strong and resilient health systems and universal health coverage with multi-stakeholder partners.