Important National and International Days in December 2021

Important National and International Days in December 2021

“Important days of the months” is the topic which becomes the part of each and every competitive exam. One or two questions is definitely asked from Important Days in every exam whether it is Bank, SSC or Railway. In this article we are providing you with a List of Important Days in December 2021. This “Important Days in December 2021” article will be helpful for all the SSC, Railways and Bank candidates.

Dates Day Importance
1 December World AIDS Day The virus had been identified in the year 1984 after many people have lost their lives due to HIV or AIDS. The day is known as an opportunity for people worldwide to unite and fight against HIV and also to remind people that the disease has not been eradicated. The day is also the first-ever global health day.
1 December


Nagaland Statehood Day Nagaland is celebrating its Statehood Day on 1 December 2021. Nagaland was granted statehood on December 1, 1963, with Kohima being declared as its capital.

Prior to this, Naga leaders and the central government reached an agreement to create a separate region of the Naga Hills in 1957. The State of Nagaland Act, 1962, was thus enacted by the Parliament to give Nagaland statehood.

1 December


BSF 57th Raising Day The Border Security Force

(BSF) is celebrating its 57th Raising Day on 01 December 2021. BSF was formed on December 1, 1965 as a unified central agency after the Indo-Pak and India-China wars for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected therewith.


It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of the Union of India and stands as the world’s largest border guarding force. BSF has been termed as the First Line of Defence of Indian Territories

2 December National Pollution Control Day National Pollution Control Day is observed on 2nd December to raise awareness about pollution and its hazardous effects. December 2 commemorates the victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy.
2 December International Day for the Abolition of Slavery The day is a reminder of the unfair treatment that people face due to threats, violence, coercion, or abuse of power. On 2nd December 1949, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) approved the Convention for Suppression of Traffic in Persons and Exploitation of Prostitution of Others. The date is marked as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery to make people aware about modern slavery.
3 December World Day of the Handicapped World Day of the Handicapped is also known as the International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD). It was started in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly.
4 December Indian Navy Day Every year on December 4th, Indian Navy Day is observed to honor the role, accomplishments of Navy Officers, and challenges that Navy personnel endure.
5 December International Volunteer Day Every year on December 5, International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed. This day allows volunteers and organizations to recognize their efforts, values, and promote their work among their communities
5 December World Soil Day The 5th of December is designated as World Soil Day, with the goal of raising awareness about the importance of soil, healthy ecosystems, and human well-being.
7 December Armed Forces Flag Day Armed Forces Flag Day is observed across the country on 7 December since 1949 to honour the martyrs. It is also a day to remember the men who fought with bravery on the borders to safeguard the country’s honour.
7 December International Civil Aviation Day International Civil Aviation Day is observed on 7 December worldwide. It came into existence in 1994 as part of ICAO’s 50th-anniversary activities. It is known to raise awareness about these important days for social and economic development.
9 December International Anti-Corruption Day Corruption these days has affected health, education, justice, democracy, prosperity, and also development. To solve many problems that societies across the world face, it is important to eradicate corruption. Hence, the International Anti-Corruption day is meant to remind the community about the loss that corruption causes.
10 December Human Rights Day Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10 December. This day is observed to protect the fundamental human rights of all people and this basic human freedom which should be available to them. The day was incepted in 1948 when the UN Assembly passed the resolution to adopt the day as Human Rights Day to all states and interested organisations.
11 December International Mountain Day International Mountain Day is celebrated on 11 December every year. This day is dedicated to the role that mountains play in providing fresh water, clean energy, food, and recreation.
11 December UNICEF Day The United Nations marks 11th December as UNICEF day. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is an organization that helps children across the world.
12 December Universal Health Coverage Day Universal Health Coverage Day is observed on 12th December. The goal of the day is to raise awareness about the importance of strong and resilient health systems.
14 December National Energy Conservation Day The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the Ministry of Power, celebrates 14 December as National Energy Conservation Day. The purpose behind the celebration of these important days is to spread awareness about the necessity of energy and its conservation in our daily life.
16 December Vijay Diwas On 16th December 1972, the Pakistani forces surrendered to the allied forces consisting of the Indian Army and Mukti Bahini, liberating Bangladesh from Pakistan. Hence this special day is a Remembrance Day for the brave soldiers and for all those people who had fought and lost their lives in successfully achieving this noble cause. A 3-day event is organised in Kolkata from 14-16 December.
18 December Minorities Rights Day in India On December 18, India observed Minorities Rights Day to protect and promote the rights of India’s minority communities. This day is dedicated to problems such as minorities’ protection in the state.
18 December International Migrants Day International Migrants Day is celebrated on 18 December to raise awareness about the protection for migrants and refugees.
19 December Goa’s Liberation Day On 19 December 1961, the Indian Army invaded Goa with Operation Vijay. After 36 hours of the operation, Portuguese Governor General Vassalo da Silva surrendered and hence Goa was organised as a centrally administered union territory of India which later became a state.
20 December International Human Solidarity Day International Human Solidarity Day is observed on 20 December. The day is especially reminded to celebrate unity in diversity, to remind governments to respect their commitments to international agreements, and to encourage debate on ways to promote solidarity for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals to encourage new initiatives for poverty eradication.
22 December National Mathematics Day National Mathematics Day is celebrated on 22 December annually to commemorate the birth anniversary of the famous mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. The day is important for mathematics teachers and students. It is celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of Mathematics across the country. Another important aim to remember this day is for the development production, and dissemination of teaching-learning materials (TLM) for Mathematics and research.
23 December Kisan Diwas On December 23, to celebrate the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh, the 5th Prime Minister of India, Kisan Diwas or National Farmers Day is observed across the country. From 2001, the government decided to observe the day as Kisan Diwas.
24 December National Consumer Rights Day To protect customers from unfair trade practices, deficiency in services, or defective goods, the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was enacted. Hence, every year on December 24, National Consumer Rights Day is observed to highlight the importance of the consumer movement.
25 December Christmas Day Christmas Day is celebrated on 25 December worldwide to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.
25 December Good Governance Day The National Good Governance day was first established in the year 2014. Of the many important dates in December, this one is to pay a tribute to Vajpayee who worked for the prosperity of the country. Vajpayee served India as the 10th Prime Minister. He was also known as a great leader, poet, humanist, and statesman.
31 December New Year’s Eve The day associated with the most mixed feelings in the year, the last of the year is celebrated all over the world. According to the Gregorian calendar, 31st December is said to the last day of the year. People celebrate it by dancing, eating, singing, etc. to welcome the New Year.


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