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Important Days in February 2023: National and International Dates List

 In India, the festival seasons are widely dispersed throughout the year, and in some areas, it appears that there is a festival every month. Everyone in India looks forward to February because it is the last cooler month of the season. Additionally, February is home to a number of important national and international celebrations, festivals, and events.

1 February- Union Budget 2023-24

The Union Budget 2023  is about to be completed as a whole. On Wednesday, February 1, the Union Budget for this year will be presented. However, the live streaming of the Union Budget presentation will begin at 11 am on the official channels.

4 February – World Cancer Day 

Every year on 4 February World Cancer Day is observed globally and is celebrated by WHO to aware people of the disease Cancer and how to cure it. The 2020 theme is ‘I Am and I Will’. According to WHO, the theme is an empowering call to action urging for personal commitment and represents the power of individual action taken now to impact the future.


10 February – National Deworming

It is observed on 10 February. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India to make every child worm-free in the country.

12 February – Abraham Lincon’s Birthday 

12 February is celebrated as the birthday of the most popular president in United States history namely Abraham Lincoln. This day is also known as Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday, Abraham Lincoln Day, or Lincoln Day.

13 February – World Radio Day

World Radio Day is celebrated on 13 February to raise awareness about the importance of Radio. In several countries, it is the primary source for providing information.

13 February – Sarojini Naidu Birth Anniversay 

13th February is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the Nightingale of India i.e. Sarojini Naidu. She was born on 13 February 1879 in Hyderabad to scientist and philosopher Aghornath Chattopadhyaya and Barada Sundari Devi. She was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress and also the first woman governor of an Indian state that is Governor of United Province which is now known as Uttar Pradesh.

14 February – International Epilepsy Day

 Every year the second Monday of February is observed as International Epilepsy Day, and this year it is celebrated on 14 February which coincides with Valentine’s Day. The day spreads awareness and educates people about the true facts of epilepsy and the urgent need for improved treatment, better care, and greater investment in research.

20 February – World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice is observed every year on 20 February to encourage people to see how social justice affects poverty eradication. The main aim of this day is to achieve full employment and support for social integration. This day tackle issues like poverty, exclusion, and unemployment.

21 February – International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day is celebrated annually on 21 February worldwide to aware of the diversity of the language and its variety. This day promotes the awareness of language and cultural diversity across the world. On 17 November 1999, it was first announced by UNESCO.

27 February – World NGO Day

The day is dedicated to recognizing, celebrating, and honoring all non-governmental and non-profit organizations, and also the people behind them that contribute to society.

28 February – National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated every year in India on 28 February to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by the Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. He discovered the Raman Effect on 28 February 1928 and for this discovery, he was honored with the Nobel Prize in Physics subject in 1930.

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