Special and Important Days in India and World 2013 monthwise list

List of Important Days in India and the World for 2013, given month wise.

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Important Days-Special Days-World-India


January 1                               New Year's Day
January 12                            National Youth Day / Swami Vivekanand Jayanti (India)
January 15                            Indian Army Day
January 23                            Desh Prem Diwas / Netaji Subhash Chandra Jayanti (India)
January 24                            Rashtriya Balika Diwas (India)
January 26                            India's Republic Day /  International Customs Day
January 28                            Lala Lajpat Rai Jayanti (India)
January 30                            Mahatma Gandhi's Martyrdom / Martyrs' Day (India)
January 30                            World Leprosy Day
(or its nearest Sunday)


February 2nd Sunday             World Marriage Day
February 14                              Valentine's Day
February 24                              Central Excise Day (India)
February 28                              National Science Day (India)

March 2nd Monday                 Commonwealth Day
March 1 - March 7                  International Yoga Week
March 8                                      International Women's Day
March 15                                   World Consumer Rights Day
March 21                                   World Forestry Day
March 22                                   World Water Day
March 23                                   World Meteorological Day
March 24                                   World TB Day

April 1                                       April Fool Day
April 4                                       International Day for Mine Awareness - Assistance
April 5                                       National Maritime Day (India)
April 7                                       World Health Day
April 13                                    Jallianwala Bagh Day (India)
April 14                                    Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti (India)
April 10-16                              Railway Week (India)
April 17                                    World Haemophilia Day
April 18                                    World Heritage Day
April 22                                    Earth Day
April 23                                    World Book and Copyright Day
April 24                                    Manav Ekta Diwas (India)
April 24                                    Administrative Professionals' Day

May 1                                           International Workers' Day / World Labour Day
May 3                                          World Press Freedom Day
May 1st Sunday                         World Laughter Day
May 8                                          World Red Cross Day
May 9 (on/around May 7)       Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti (India)
May 11                                       National Technology Day (India)
May 2nd Sunday                       Mother’s Day (India)
May 12 (early May)                  International Nurse Day
May 15                                        International Family Day
May 17                                        World Telecom. Day / World Hypertension Day
May 21                                        Rajiv Gandhi Death Anniversary / Anti Terrorism Day
May 27                                        Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Death Anniversary (India)
May 28                                        Veer Savarkar Jayanti (India)
May 31                                        World No Tobacco Day / Anti Tobacco Day

June 4                                            Intn’l. Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5                                           World Environment Day
June 14                                         Blood Donation Day / World Blood Donor Day
June 16 ( or 3rd Sunday)          Father’s Day (India)

July 1                                              Doctor’s Day (India)
July 6                                              World Zoonoses Day
July 11                                           World Population Day
July 28 (or 4th Sunday)              Parents Day
1st week of July                           Van Mahotsava Day (India)

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August 4 (or 1st Sunday)              Friendship Day
August 9                                     Quit India Movement Day (India) / Nagasaki Day(Japan)
August 15                                      Independence Day (India)
August 19                                      Photography Day
August 20                                      Rajiv Gandhi Birthday / Sadbhawna Diwas (India)
August 29                                      National Sports Day (India)


September 2                                   World Coconut Day
September 5                                   Teacher’s Day (India)
September 8                                   International Literacy Day
September 14                                 Hindi Diwas (India)
September 15                                 Engineers Day (India)
September 16                                 World Ozone Day
September 21                                 International Day of Peace and non-violence (UN)
September 27                                 World Tourism Day


October 1                                           International day of older persons
October 2                                           Mahatama Gandhi Jayanti / Lal Bhadur Shashtri Jayanti
October 4                                           World Animal Day
October 7 (or 1st Monday)           World Habitat Day
October 8                                           Air Force Day (India)
October 9                                           World Post Day
October 10                                         National Post Day (India)
October  10(2nd Thursday)          World Sight Day
October 14                                        World Standards Day
October 16(2nd wednesday)           International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
October 16( on/around 16th)         World Food Day
October 24                                        UNO Day
October 30                                        Indira Gandhi Death Anniversary (India)
October 30 / October 31                 World thrift Day / International Savings Day


November 9                                      Legal Services Day (India)
November 14                                    Childrens Day (India)
                                                           Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Birth anniversary (India)
November 14                                    World Diabetes Day
November 17                                    National Epilepsy Day (India)
November 19                                    Indira Gandhi Jayanti


December 1                                      World AIDS Day
December 3                                      International Day of Persons with Disability
December 4                                      Navy Day (India)
December 7                                      Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
December 10                                    Human Rights Day
December 23                                    Ch. Charan Singh Jayanti/ Kisan Divas/ Farmers Day
December 31                                    New Year Eve

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