Important Dates & Festivities - Current Affairs for June, 2015

Important Dates & Festivities Current Affairs for June, 2015

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▼ 40thanniversary of national emergency marked on 25thJune   [06-24-15]

The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency on the midnight of June 25th, 1975. Civil liberties were suspended and lakhs of people were put behind the bar across the country. Media was also censored. It is considered as the darkest period in the post-independence era.

▼ Death anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee observed on 23rdJune 2015   [06-24-15]

Dr. Mukherjee was a great statesman, thinker and patriot and the nation remembers him for his service to the Nation.

▼ 9thStatistics Day observed on 29thJune 2015   [06-21-15]

The Statistics Day commemorates the birth anniversary of Late Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis.

▼ Nirvan Diwas of Swami Vivekanand observed on 4thJuly   [06-21-15]

Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendra Nath Datta was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th century saint Ramakrishna.

▼ Hemis festival held in Ladakh   [06-21-15]

Hemis festival is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. During this festive season, Lamas called 'chhams,' perform masked dances and sacred plays to the accompaniment of cymbals, drums and long horns. The head lama presides over the function.

▼ NDRF observed Second Commemoration Day of Rescuer's Day   [06-21-15]

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) observed the “2nd Commemoration Day of Rescuers Day” to pay homage to the NDRF personnel who were martyred during Rescue Operations in Kedarnath two years ago.

▼ Ambubachi Mahotsava of Kamakhaya temple begins on 22nd June’15   [06-20-15]

Approx. 8 to 10 lakh devotees from various states are expected to arrive in Guwahati during Ambubachi.

▼ UNGA announces 21stJune as International Yoga Day   [06-20-15]

International Yoga Day, June 21, was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. The declaration of this day came after the call for the adoption of 21 June as International Day of Yoga by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014.

▼ World Blood Donor's Day observed on 14thJune 2015   [06-19-15]

The theme of this year's campaign is "Thank you for saving my life". It focuses on thanking blood donors who save lives every day through their blood donations and strongly encourages more people all over the world to donate blood voluntarily and regularly.

▼ 12thJune observed as World Day Against Child Labour   [06-19-15]

The theme of this year is NO to child labour – YES to quality education!

▼ World Environment Day observed on 5thJune   [06-18-15]

The WED theme this year is "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”.

▼ Formation day of Telangana observed on 2ndJune   [06-13-15]

Telangana was formed as 29th State of the country on this day last year after the reorganization of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh. In remembrance of the struggle and sacrifice made during the formation of the state, the state government has planned to hold events covering all fields from literature to music across the state. All the ten districts of the new state have geared up for celebrating the Formation Day which will be a cultural grandeur.