DECEMBER 2022 CALENDAR: The closing month of the year, December, has arrived. This month brings with it a few important days that are of national importance such as Indian Navy Day while others are of global importance such as UNICEF Foundation Day. It is also the month of holidays such as Christmas and New Years and many others. As the end of the year approaches, here’s a list of all the important and special days in December 2022 and a little insight into the most important celebrations.
- December 4, Sunday: Indian Navy Day
- December 5, Monday: International Volunteer Day, World Soil Day
- December 6, Tuesday: BR Ambedkar’s death anniversary
- December 7, Wednesday: Armed Forces Flag Day, International Day of Civil Aviation
- December 9, Friday: International Day Against Corruption
- December 10, Saturday: Human Rights Day
- December 11, Sunday: International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day
- Wednesday December 14: National Energy Saving Day
- December 16, Friday: Vijay Diwas
- December 18, Sunday: Minority Rights Day in India, International Migrants Day
- December 19, Monday: Goa’s Liberation Day
- Tuesday December 20: International Day of Human Solidarity
- December 22, Thursday: National Mathematics Day
- Wednesday December 23: Kisan Diwas
- December 24, Thursday: National Consumer Rights Day
- December 25, Friday: Christmas Day,
- December 31, Saturday: New Year’s Eve
December 4 – Indian Navy Day
It is celebrated on December 4 each year to highlight, recognize and remember the roles and contributions of the Naval Force in keeping our country safe. This day was chosen to commemorate the launch of Operation Trident against Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistani War in 1971.
December 5 – International Volunteer Day
Every year, the United Nations organizes International Volunteer Day to promote volunteering around the world. The day raises awareness and provides an opportunity to promote their work.
December 5 – World Soil Day
This day is celebrated worldwide to emphasize the importance of soil and to raise awareness about how to prevent soil degradation.
December 6 – B. R. Ambedkar’s death anniversary
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as the father of the Indian constitution, died on December 6, 1956. India celebrates this day as Mahaparinirvan Divas on the anniversary of the death of the former economist, political leader and social reformer.
December 7 – Armed Forces Flag Day
Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on December 7 across the country with the aim of raising funds from the common people and honoring the martyrs and the men who fought bravely at the borders to protect the honor of the country.
December 7 – International Day of Civil Aviation
The purpose of International Civil Aviation Day, which is commemorated around the world on December 7, is to raise public awareness of the importance of civil aviation for national and international development.
December 9 – International Day Against Corruption
Organizations around the world celebrate International Day Against Corruption on December 9. The day highlights the impact of corruption in various fields such as health, education, justice and democracy to name a few and marks the need to eradicate corruption at its root.
December 10 – Human Rights Day
The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and Human Rights Day has been celebrated on December 10 ever since. The aim is to inform everyone about their rights and how not to avoid them.
December 11 – International Mountain Day
International Mountain Day aims to educate everyone about the importance of mountains and the benefits and challenges of mountain development and highlight their role in providing fresh water, food and tourism.
December 11 – UNICEF Day
December 11 is the day of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund to raise awareness about saving children’s lives and help them fulfill their wishes. The day offers help for the health, nutrition, education and well-being of children.
December 14 – International Energy Day
International Energy Day is celebrated to draw attention to the importance of energy conservation, its scarcity and its effect on the ecosystem. It is observed on December 14 and has been celebrated since 1991.
December 16 – Vijay Diwas
December 16 is celebrated as the day of the victory of the Indian Armed Forces over Pakistan in the 1971 war. The day is also celebrated to honor the brave heart who sacrificed their lives.
December 18 – Minority Rights Day in India
December 18 is marked as Minority Rights Day in India. This day is aimed at protecting and promoting the rights of minority communities in the country.
December 18 – International Migrants Day
This day is celebrated to raise awareness about the protection of migrants and refugees and to make people aware of their rights.
December 19 – Goa Liberation Day
On this day, Goa was liberated from the domination of the Portuguese by the Indian forces.
December 22 – National Mathematics Day
This day is celebrated in memory of the famous mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan who made several contributions to this field and its various branches.
December 23 – Kisan Diwas
This day is celebrated in honor of the farmer leader, Chaudhary Charan Singh’s birthday, to appreciate the contributions and efforts of the farmers in the country’s economy.
December 24 – National Consumer Rights Day
The Consumer Protection Act raises awareness of consumer rights and responsibilities, which is why National Consumer Rights Day is celebrated to be celebrated.
December 25 – Christmas
Christmas is an annual celebration commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. It is massively celebrated by Christians around the world.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve
The last day of the year is celebrated together as a joyous occasion where people gather to say goodbye to the past and welcome the new year with new motivations.
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