Important Days in October 2021: Check out full list of Events National International Important Days, Bank Holidays and other special days in Oct 21

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Here is List of Events National International Important Days in October 2021 which are special days in October in India, Bank holidays and more.

Marked on the Indian calendar as the tenth month with 31 days, October is considered as a month of glory and richness. In this month various days are celebrated as global and national events that mark important events in the history of the region. Mentioned below is the list of major days:events national international important days in October

October 01: International Day of the older persons was adopted by the UNGA through Resolution 45/106 to raise awareness about the issues affecting people of old age, elder abuse, and senescence. It is celebrated worldwide to appreciate the efforts and contributions made by aged people and elderlies to make this society.

International Coffee Day and World Vegetarian Day are also celebrated on this date.

List of Events National International Important Days in October 2021 – important dates and festivals of India

October 02: Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, commonly known as Bapu. His contribution to India’s Independence is commendable and is regarded as the Father of the Nation. The UNGA, by adopting a resolution in 2007, has announced it as an International Day of Non-Violence.

Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti also falls on 2 October.

October 08: Indian Air Force Day is celebrated to mark the appraisal of IAF as the supporting force for Royal Air Force in the UK. On this day, a parade along with a flypast at Hindon Air Force, Ghaziabad is held.

October 09: World Postal Day is celebrated annually to mark the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union established in 1874 in Switzerland. It marked the beginning of the global communication revolution by writing letters to others around the world.

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October 11: International Day of the Girl Child was adopted by UNGA to bring attention to the challenges faced by girls, fight for the fulfillment of their human rights and empowerment.

List of Events National International Important Days in October 2021 – important events in october 2021

October 13: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is celebrated to nurture the progress towards reducing the risk caused by disasters, international cooperation in building disaster-resilient nations and communities.

October 14: World Sight Day is celebrated each year to create awareness about eye health and draw attention towards vision impairment and blindness.

October 15: Global Hand Washing Day is celebrated to motivate people to improve their habits of washing hands during the day at critical points using soap for a healthy life.

October 16: World Food Day- It is celebrated annually to mark the foundation of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO) in 1945. It is a specialized agency of the UN that aims to combat hunger, achieve food security and provide high-quality food to lead healthy lives.

World Anaesthesia Day, Boss Day and Spine Day are also celebrated.

List of Events National International Important Days in October 2021 – important dates in october 2021 india – bank holidays in october 2021

October 23: International Leopard Day- It is celebrated to mark the adoption of the Bishkek Declaration in 2013 by 12 Snow Leopard range countries for their conservation. Snow Leopard is the top predator in the mountain ranges in between 3000m-4000m of elevation. Because of its elusive nature, it is referred to as Ghost of the Mountains.

October 24: UN Day- It is observed annually to mark the entry of the UN Charter into force, ratified by a majority of countries in 1945 and the establishment of the United Nations.

October 31: Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day was announced by the Indian government in 2014 to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. He was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India and had played a leading role in India’s struggle for Independence.

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List of Events National International Important Days in October 2021 – national holidays in october 2021

Date Event name
01-Oct National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
01-Oct International Day For The Elderly
01-Oct Ram Nath Kovind Birthday
02-Oct Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
02-Oct International Day For Non Violence
02-Oct Lal Bahadur Shastri
02-Oct Indira Ekadashi
04-Oct World Animal Welfare Day
04-Oct World Habitat Day
04-Oct Masik Shivratri
04-Oct Pradosh Vrat
05-Oct World’s Teachers Day
06-Oct Amawasya Shradh
07-Oct  World Food Security Day
07-Oct Maharaja agarsen jayanti
07-Oct Navratri
08-Oct Milkha Singh
08-Oct Air Force Day
08-Oct world egg day
09-Oct World Post Office day
09-Oct World Migratory Bird Day
10-Oct National Post Day
10-Oct World Mental Health Day
11-Oct International girl child day
12-Oct World Arthritis day
13-Oct ashtami
13-Oct UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
14-Oct World Standards Day
14-Oct navami
14-Oct World Sight Day
15-Oct A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
15-Oct World Student’s Day
15-Oct World White Cane Day
15-Oct durga visarjan
15-Oct dussehra
15-Oct buddha jayanti
15-Oct papankusha ekadashi
16-Oct World Food Day
17-Oct International day for the eradication of poverty
17-Oct pradosh vrat
19-Oct sharad purnima
19-Oct milad un nabi / eid e milad
20-Oct valmiki jayanti – also called pargat diwas
20-Oct meerabai jayanti
20-Oct World statistics day
21-Oct Police Commemoration Day
24-Oct United Nations Day,
24-Oct Raising day of Indo Tibetan Border Police
24-Oct World Development Information Day
24-Oct karwa chauth
24-Oct rohini vrat
25-Oct National Ayurveda day
27-Oct Infantry Day
28-Oct ahoi ashtami
28-Oct kalashtami
30-Oct World Thrift Day
31-Oct Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
31-Oct Rastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
31-Oct National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

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