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Important Days in March 2024: Every month has significant days and occasions, some of which are commemorated with a specific theme. Certain events serve to raise awareness while also serving as a reminder of past sacrifices. Here is a quick overview of significant occasions to help you prepare for competitive exams and improve your general knowledge. The list of significant days and dates created below is based on events and festivals observed both globally and in India.

The Roman god of war, Mars, is honored by the name March. It is the first month of spring and the first month of the ancient Roman calendar. March and June conclude on the same weekday each year.

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Important Days in March 2024

All important days in March 2024 are given in the table below. So read it thoroughly and download its PDF from the link given below for revision.

Important Days in March 2024
DatesName of March Important and Special Days
1 MarchZero Discrimination Day
1 MarchWorld Civil Defence Day
3 March World Wildlife Day
3 MarchWorld Hearing Day
4 MarchNational Safety Day
8 MarchInternational Women’s Day
9 MarchNo Smoking Day  (Second Wednesday of March)
10 MarchCISF Raising Day
14 MarchPi Day
14 MarchInternational Day of Action for Rivers
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights Day
16 MarchNational Vaccination Day
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness
20 MarchWorld Sparrow Day
21 MarchWorld Forestry Day
21 MarchWorld Down Syndrome Day
21 MarchWorld Poetry Day
22 MarchWorld Water Day
22 MarchBihar Diwas
23 MarchWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day
30 MarchRajasthan Foundation Day

Some Most Important Days in March 2024

Some most important days in March 2024 are given below.

March 1 – Zero Discrimination Day

Every year on March 1st, the world celebrates Zero Discrimination Day, a call to treat all people with decency and respect regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, skin color, height, weight, or any other characteristic. The butterfly is the emblem of Zero Discrimination Day. First of all, the UN observed this day on March 1, 2014.

March 3 – World Wildlife Day

March 3rd is the global celebration of this day, which is directly related to Sustainable Development Goal 12: “Life without water.” Goal 12 focuses on marine species and draws attention to the challenges and importance of marine wildlife to daily life. For 2023, “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration” will be the topic of World Wildlife Day.

March 4 – National Safety Day

The National Safety Council of India observes National Safety Day on March 4th. This day is observed to help people get safe from a variety of challenges, including debt, health concerns, and other troubles they may be dealing with.

March 8 – International Women’s Day

Every year on March 8, people throughout the world observe this day to honor the contributions that women have made to society, the economy, culture, and politics. It’s also a step toward achieving gender parity more quickly. Worldwide, purple is the color that represents ladies. The Women’s Social and Political Union in the UK founded the Women’s Equality Movement in 1908, and the combination of the colors purple, green, and white is meant to represent this. Did you know that green represents optimism and white purity, and purple represents justice and dignity?

March 10 – CISF Raising Day

March 10th is always Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day. The Indian Parliament passed an act creating the CISF in 1969. Its headquarters are in New Delhi, and it operates under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. This organization serves Indian air and marine routes as well as a few of the country’s largest installations. The CISF has a few reserve battalions that collaborate with the state police to uphold the law.

March 14 – International Day of Action for Rivers

The International Day of Action for Rivers is marked annually on March 14 to raise awareness of the need to protect rivers and demand that policies related to them be improved. It’s a day to inform one another about the problems that our rivers are facing and to come up with solutions.

March 15 – World Consumer Rights Day

Every year on March 15, people around the world mark this day to raise awareness of the interests and rights of consumers. This is your opportunity to oppose social injustices and demand that the rights of all consumers be upheld and protected.

March 16 – National Vaccination Day

In India, National Vaccination Day, also known as National Immunization Day (IMD), is marked on March 16 each year. When the oral polio vaccine was administered for the first time on March 16, 1995, it was first noticed. It’s an effort to raise awareness about the need to eradicate polio from the Earth.

March 20 – International Day of Happiness

Every year on March 20, people mark International Day of Happiness. This day has been observed by the UN since 2013 to honor the value of happiness in the lives of people everywhere. To achieve the three main components of pleasure and well-being—reducing inequality, eradicating poverty, and protecting the environment—the UN established the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015.

March 20 – World Sparrow Day

On March 20, people all across the world observe World Sparrow Day to promote awareness of sparrow conservation. This day also honors the bond between humans and sparrows, raising awareness of their value in our lives and encouraging love for them.

March 22- Bihar Foundation Day

On March 22, Bihar Diwas, also known as Bihar Day, is observed to commemorate the creation of the state of Bihar. In the state, it is a public holiday. On this day in 1912, the British divided Bengal into the state of Bihar. The 110th Bihar Diwas will be celebrated this year. Gandhi Maidan and Sri Krishna Memorial will be ecstatically celebrating it from March 22 to 24.

March 22 – World Water Day

Every year on March 22, the world observes World Water Day to promote the sustainable management of freshwater resources and to increase public awareness of the value of freshwater. In 1992, during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, it was suggested to celebrate. After that, the inaugural World Water Day was observed in 1993.

March 23 – World Meteorological Day

Every year on March 23, the world observes World Meteorological Day to raise awareness of the importance of weather and climate for public safety and well-being. The World Meteorological Organization was established on March 23, 1950. World Meteorological Day 2023’s theme is “Early Warning and Early Action. Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction.”

March 23 – Martyr’s Day

India observes Martyr’s Day, also known as Shaheed Diwas, on several days. Three valiant freedom fighters—Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar—were hung by the British on March 23, as is remembered. In remembrance of Mahatma Gandhi, January 30th is also honored as Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas.

March 24 – World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

Every year on March 24th, the world observes World TB Day to honor Dr. Robert Koch’s announcement on that day in 1882 regarding the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis. This day is commemorated to raise awareness of tuberculosis and its global effects.

March 30- Rajasthan Foundation Day

To commemorate the creation of the state of Rajasthan, March 30 is observed statewide. The territory became known as Greater Rajasthan on this day in 1949 when the four states—Jodhpur, Jaipur, Bikaner, and Jaisalmer—joined the United States of Rajasthan.

Thus, these are the National and International Days in March 2024 that could aid in test preparation and knowledge enhancement. Download its PDF from the link given below.

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