World Autism Awareness Day
World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day annually on April 2nd, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with ASD throughout the world. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution
April Fool's Day
The origins of April Fool's Day are unknown. Some historians believe the day can be traced back to 1852, when France moved from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar, while others believe it is linked to the change of seasons. This day is considered one of the important days in April because, on this day, people make each other laugh
World Health Day
It is celebrated annually and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. The date of 7 April marks the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948.
Christians celebrate Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday, falling on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this day, people observe a fast, go to church, and remember Jesus Christ's sacrifice. Black Friday, Holy Friday, and Great Friday are all names for the same day.
Easter is one of the most important days in April for Christians. This day celebrates the resurrection of Jesus from the grave. Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, which occurs the Friday before Easter. Easter is celebrated by decorating eggs, as they symbolise birth and new life.
National Safe Motherhood Day
National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) is observed annually on 11 April to raise awareness about the proper healthcare of women and maternity facilities for pregnant and lactating women. This day also focuses on reducing anaemia among women, institutional delivery, better pre and postnatal health care etc.
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day
The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on 13th April 1919 and is also known as the Amritsar Massacre. On this day in Amritsar, British forces opened fire on unarmed Indians. General Reginald Dyer had ordered the fire. This is an extremely important day in April for Indians, who mourn and remember the people who lost their lives on this day.
B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
To honour B.R. Ambedkar's memory, B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day is celebrated on 14th April. This is one of the most important days in April because it commemorates the date of birth of the great Indian social reformer and jurist, Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar’s birthday.
World Heritage Day
The International Day for Monuments and Sites also known as World Heritage Day is an international observance held on 18 April each year around the world with different types of activities, including visits to monuments and heritage sites, conferences, round tables and newspaper articles.
National Civil Services Day
The Government of India celebrates April 21 every year as 'Civil Services day' as an occasion for the civil servants to rededicate themselves to the cause of citizen and renew their commitments to public service and excellence in work.
World Earth Day
Another one of the most important days in April, World Earth Day is about spreading the message of protecting the environment. This day also raises awareness about the need to conserve the earth’s natural resources for the upcoming generations.
World Book and Copyright Day
World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day or International Day of the Book, is an annual event organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.
National Panchayati Raj Day
National Panchayati Raj Day is a day celebrated in India to commemorate the 73rd Amendment Act of 1992 of the Indian Constitution. Panchayati Raj is an old form of creating and managing local governments. National Panchayati Raj Day is one of the important days in April as it spreads awareness about the significance of Panchayati Raj.
World Intellectual Property Day
April 26 was chosen as the date for World Intellectual Property Day because it coincides with the date on which the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization entered into force in 1970. World Intellectual Property Day is WIPO's largest intellectual property (IP) public outreach campaign.
Ayushman Bharat Diwas
The Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on April 30 in India. The Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated to achieve twin missions. They are to promote health and wellness to the poor and also to provide insurance benefits to them.