Guru Nanak Jayanti, also known as Gurpurab, is the most important festival for the followers of the religion of Sikhism. It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev.
The statutes of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) came about in 1970 on this day (September 27) and therefore coincided with the choice of celebrating World Tourism Day.
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.
National Sports Day is celebrated in India on August 29th to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend, Major Dhyan Chand. This year we are celebrating Major Dhyan Chand’s 117th anniversary. The day is observed to spread awareness of the importance of sports and daily activities in everyone’s life.