Important Observances of Churches

January 1           New Year’s Day
January 6           Epiphany Sunday
January 18-25   Week of prayer for Christian Unity
January 24         NCCI Sunday
February 14-21 CMAI Healing Ministry Week
February 17       Ash Wednesday
March 28            Palm Sunday
April 1                  Maundy Thursday
April 2                  Good Friday
April 4                  Easter
May 23                 Pentecost Sunday
May 30                 Trinity Sunday
August 1              NCCI Tribal & Adivasi Sunday
November 1       All Saints’ Day
November 2        All Souls’ Day
November 14     NCCI Dalit Liberation Sunday
November 21     NCCI Disability Advocacy Sunday
December 25      Christmas

International Observances

January 4              World Braille Day
January 12            National Youth Day – India
February 20          World Social Justice day
January 26             Republic Day – India
March 8                  International Women’s Day
April 7                    World Health day
April 15                  Gender and Sexual Diversity day
April 22                  World Earth Day
May 1                       International Labour Day
May 17                     International Day Against Homophobia
June 5                      World Environment Day
June 12                    World Day against Child Labour
July 30                     World Day against Trafficking in Persons
August 9                 World Indigenous People Day
August 10               Day of Mourning (Protest against
                                   1950 Indian Presidential Order)
August 12               International Youth Day
August 15               Independence Day – India
September 21       International Day of Peace
October 11             International Day of the Girl Child
October 16             World Food Day
November 11        National Education Day
November 19-25   Communal Harmony Week 
November 29         International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian
November 25- December 10 16 Days of Activism against Gender based                                             Violence
December 1           World AIDS Day
December 3           International Day of Persons with Disabilities 
December 10         Human Rights Day
December 18        National Minorities day