November 1 

World Vegan Day 

In order to raise awareness about the vegan diet and veganism, this day is observed. On November 1, 1994, this day was celebrated to mark the 50th anniversary of the UK Vegan society. 

November 5 

World Tsunami Awareness Day

In order to highlight the dangers related to natural calamities like Tsunami, this day is observed. The focus is on the importance of early warning systems in order to minimize the damage caused. Also, traditional knowledge about tsunamis is provided. 

November 7 

Infant Protection Day 

Infants are the leaders of tomorrow and hence, it is important to focus on their development. This day is observed to spread awareness in relation to the protection, promotion as well as the development of infants. 

National Cancer Awareness Day 

Cancer is a disease that affects an individual both physically and mentally. In order to spread awareness about cancer and make it a health priority, this day is celebrated. In 2014, this day was started following an announcement by the former Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. 

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Birthday 

CV Raman was born on November 7, 1888, in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. He was the first-ever Indian to receive a Nobel Prize in Physics in the year 1930. 

November 8 

L.K. Advani’s Birthday 

Born on 8 November 1927, in Karachi, Pakistan, the founder of the BJP – L.K. Advani was born. He has been elected as an MP 8 times. Also, he has served as the Deputy PM of India from June 29, 2002 to May 2004. 

November 9 

Legal Services Day 

In order to highlight legal literacy, this day is observed. In 1995, on this day, the Legal Services Authorities Act was enforced. 

Uttarakhand Foundation Day 

From the former name of Uttaranchal, the name was formally changed to Uttarakhand in 2007. However, this place was established in 2000. Famously known as the ‘Dev Bhumi’ or ‘Land of Lords’, this place holds great historical and cultural importance. 

Also, on November 9, 2019, the Kartarpur corridor was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi from India and Imran Khan from Pakistan. 

November 11 

Remembrance Day 

This day is known as the Laemistice de la Premiere Guerre Mondiale in France. World War 1 came to an end on this day. An armistice was signed in between the allied forces as well as Germany. This was signed at Compiegne in Northern France. 

November 12 

World Pneumonia Day

On this day, the much-needed awareness related to this disease as well the preventive measures are addressed. This disease is widespread and children below 5 years of age are majorly affected. 

Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birth Anniversary 

Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the first Sikh Guru as well as the Founder of Sikhism. This day is known as Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurupurab. In 2019, it was the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and it was celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy. 

November 13 

World Kindness Day 

Kindness is one of the most unique yet difficult human principle. On this day, the aim is to promote every little act of kindness with a motive to bring people together. 

November 14 

World Diabetes Day 

Diabetes is a common emerging problem among people of different age groups. This day is observed to raise awareness about this disease, protection, prevention as well as education. Every year, a theme for this day is set. 

Children’s Day 

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14, 1889. He was the first PM of Independent India. He loved children very much and hence, this day is celebrated as ‘Children’s’ Day’ or ‘Bal Diwas’. The aim is to spread information about the rights, care as well as the education of children. 

November 15 

Jharkhand Foundation Day 

Jharkhand was recognized as the 28th State of the Indian subcontinent. It was established in the year 2000 by the Bihar Reorganisation Act. 

November 16 

International Day for Tolerance 

In 1996, the UN General Assembly, through the resolution 51/95 invited the UN Member States to observe this day for Tolerance. The aim behind this is to realize the need to strengthen tolerance amongst various cultures and traditions. 

November 17 

National Epilepsy Day 

The need of the hour is to highlight symptoms and cure related to diseases like Epilepsy. Every year, this day is observed in relation to this chronic disease which can hit people of any age group. Also, this disease can be characterized by seizures as well as fits. 

November 19 

International Men’s Day 

With a progressive approach, it is important to address and highlight the issues made by men on a global scale. This is why International Men’s Day is celebrated. 

World Toilet Day 

The world is witnessing a global sanitation crisis and hence, this day is observed. The aim is to achieve a sustainable development goal (SDG) 6, which promises sanitation by the year 2030. 

November 20 

Universal Children’s Day 

With a view to promoting togetherness, welfare as well as awareness amongst the children, this day is celebrated. This was established in 1954. But, in 1959, the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Following in 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly. 

Africa Industrialization Day 

The concept of Industrialization in Africa is prone to various problems and challenges. On this day, the attention of the government and related organizations is drawn upon the different African countries. The motive is to examine ways in which the process of industrialization can be stimulated in the country. 

November 21 

World Television Day 

As per the UN, this day marks the vital role, which television plays in life. Television is more than just for daily soaps and cartoons. It covers various issues that affect the life and lifestyle of many. This day was proclaimed on December 17, 1996. 

November 25 

International Day for the Elimination of violence against women 

This day was also established by the UN General Assembly in 1993. With a view to defining violence against women as an act of gender-based violence, this day is observed. This kind of violence may result in abuses that might be physical, sexual, or psychological in nature. 

November 26 

Law Day (India)

This day is known as the Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas. The Constitution of India was adopted on this day in 1949. The same came to force on January 26, 1950. 

November 29 

International Day of solidarity with Palestinian People 

In 1977, the General Assembly adopted the resolution 32/40 B and declared this day as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. This is also known as the Partition Resolution as the resolution 181 (II) was adopted. 

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