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Important Days in April 2023: National and International Dates List

Important Days in April 2023: April, the fourth month of the year is the first of four months to have a length of 30 days. And each day comes with a new event to rejoice. Check the article below to keep a tab on all the important days and dates in April 2023 of national and international significance.

1st April –April Fool’s Day
April Fools’ Day is also known as All Fools’ Day and is celebrated for centuries but its origins are uncertain. According to some historians, it was first celebrated in 1852, when France switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar and some say that it is related to the turn of the seasons.

1st April – Prevention of Blindness week

It is observed from 1st  to 7th April to spread awareness against the causes of blindness and the ways to prevent them.

2nd April  – World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2 April to raise awareness about autism and to educate people about it.

3rd April- Holy Monday

A day of the Holy Week, which is the week leading up to Easter, is Holy Monday, also known as Great and Holy Monday. The gospels claim that on this day, Jesus Christ cursed the fig tree, purified the temple, and answered those who questioned his authority.

April 07- Good Friday

The world remembers Jesus Christ’s crucifixion on the Friday before Easter, as Good Friday. This day is also referred to as Black Friday, Great Friday, Great and Holy Friday, and Holy Friday.

April 09- Easter Sunday

Easter is a significant Christian holiday in which believers commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection. According to the Bible, Christ died on the cross on a day known as Good Friday. The Bible claims that on Easter Sunday, Jesus was raised from the dead and brought back to life.

10 April -World Homeopathy Day

WHD is observed every year on 10 April to pay tribute to the founder and father of the Homeopathy system of medicine Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann. The main aim of this day is to spread knowledge about Homeopathic medicine in public health. In fact from 10 April to 16 April World Homeopathy Week is celebrated annually and is organized by the World Homeopathy Awareness Organisation. Basically, this day is celebrated both for homeopaths and also for those who have been healed with homeopathy.

13 April -Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 

It took place on 13 April 1919 at Amritsar and is also known as the Amritsar massacre. On this day, British troops under the Command of Gen Dyer fired on a large crowd of unarmed Indians in Amritsar in Punjab of India. Several hundred people were killed and many hundreds were wounded.

14 April- B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day is also known as Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti which is observed on 14 April to commemorate the memory of B.R. Ambedkar. This day celebrates the birthday of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, an Indian politician, and social rights activist.

18 April- World Heritage Day

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. This day was announced by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 and was approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983.

21 April – National Civil Service Day

Every year on 21 April Civil Service Day is celebrated to rededicate and recommit themselves to the cause of the people. On this day Civil servants from various parts of the country come together, share their experiences and also learn about others’ experiences of working in the public sector.

22 April- World Earth Day

This day is observed every year on 22 April to mark the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. In the Universe Earth is the only planet where life is possible and so it is necessary to maintain this natural asset. World Earth Day is celebrated to increase awareness about the importance of the planet.

23 April -World Book and Copyright Day

Every year on 23rd April this day is celebrated to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. It is necessary to recognize the magical powers of books because they generate a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.

24 April – National Panchayati Raj Day

National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year on 24 April in India. On this day Constitution came into force with effect on 24 April 1993. In 2010 the first National Panchayati Raj Day was celebrated. A new part in the Constitution Part IX was added bypassing the 73rd Amendment Act from Article 243 to 243 (O) titled “The Panchayats” and a new Eleventh Schedule consisting of 29 subjects within the functions of Panchayats was also added.

April 30- Ayushman Bharat Diwas

The purpose of Ayushmaan Bharat Diwas is to promote the goals of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana. This program demonstrates the accomplishment of Indian government goals that are in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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