People across the country celebrate different holidays, occasions, significant days, etc., together. Therefore, it’s essential to be mindful of all the significant dates that fall in April 2023 to ensure that no festivals, events, or occasions that deserve to be celebrated are left out. Let’s get to know the April topicals here!

List of Important Days and Dates in April 2023

  • Odisha Foundation Day: April 1st

Every year on April 1st, Odisha commemorates becoming a separate province by celebrating Foundation Day. 

  • World Health Day: 7 April

As the saying goes, “Health is wealth,” it is important always to stay healthy. Thus, April 7 is observed as World Health Day throughout the world. The World Health Organisation oversees a number of programs and agreements. In 1950, it was celebrated for the first time. 

14 April- B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

The day of remembrance for B.R. Ambedkar, also known as Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti, is observed on April 14 to honour his memory. Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, an Indian politician, and social rights advocate was born on this day.

  • Vaisakhi Day | Puthandu Day | Odiya New Year | Vishu Day: April 14 

Vaishaki Day, or the spring harvest festival, is celebrated among the members of the Punjabi community. This day also marks Puthjandu Day (Tamil New Year), Odiya New Year (Pana Sankranti), and Vishu Day (Malayalam New Year), for the beginning of new hopes and aspirations, success, and prosperity. 

  • Poila Baisakh: April 15

This day marks Bengali New Year. The Bengali communities scattered across the world celebrate Bengali New Year with great splendor. This day honours joy, happiness, and love as well as delectable meals and relaxing music.

  •  World Heritage Day: April 18

This day is observed every year on 18 April to preserve the human heritage and recognize the efforts of all the relevant organizations in the field. 

  • Eid-Ul-Fitr: April 21 

It signifies the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. A special meal is traditionally served to celebrate it, which for many Muslims is their first meal of the day in a month.

  • World Earth Day: 22 April

Every year on April 22, this day is commemorated to mark the beginning of the modern environmental movement in 1970. In order to raise public awareness of the planet’s importance, World Earth Day is observed.

  • Akshaya Tritiya: 22 April

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is regarded and observed as a very auspicious and sacred day by the Hindu and Jain communities. To make their desired wishes come true, people engage in a variety of rituals and other spiritual practices.

  • English Language Day: 23 April 

Every year on April 23, the United Nations (UN) observes English Language Day as a national holiday. 

  • World Malaria Day: 25 April 

Every year on April 25, World Malaria Day is observed to increase public awareness of the disease malaria and methods for controlling and eradicating it.

  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has been observing this day on April 28 every year since 2003. This day celebrates workplace safety and health and aims to keep up these efforts despite a number of changes, including those brought on by technology, demographic shifts, and climate change, among others.

  • International Dance Day: 29 April 

It is also known as World Dance Day and is observed on April 29 every year. It serves as a reminder of dance’s significance for governments, politicians, and other institutions.

  • International Sculpture Day: 29 April 

Every year, International Sculpture Day is observed on the last Saturday in April, which falls on April 29 this year. A celebration honouring sculpture and sculptured works are held during this time.

  • Ayushman Bharat Diwas: April 30 

Ayushmaan Bharat Diwas is held in order to advance the Ayushman Bharat Yojana’s objectives. This program shows how the Indian government has achieved objectives that are consistent with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN.

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