July 2020 Looks to be a Month Full of Festivals And Events; Check Out The List of Notable Days

There are a number of interesting events taking place in the month of July.

Published: July 2, 2020 11:20 PM IST

By India.com Staff | Edited by Dianne Nongrum

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July, which is the seventh month of the year, has a number of religious days, celestial events and remembrance days lined up in it. Since it is already the second day of the month, we have already witnessed a number of events, like National Doctor’s Day on July 1, and World UFO Day on July 2.

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This is also the month of Shravan, an auspicious month in the Hindu Calendar that begins on July 6, with devotees observing fasts and doing pujas to gain the blessings of Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Chaturmas or the holy period of four rainy months in the Hindu calendar, started on July 1. Apart from that Van Mahotsav or Tree Festival is also celebrated to encourage people to plant trees and learn about conservation.

The rest of the notable days that fall in the month of July are:

July 4
International Day of Cooperatives

July 6
Shravan Month

July 7
World Chocolate Day

July 11
World Population Day

July 12
National Simplicity Day
Paper Bag Day

July 15
World Youth Skills Day

July 17
World Day for International Justice

July 19
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict History

July 20
International Chess Day

July 26
Kargil Victory Day

July 27
Tulsidas Jayanti
APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary

July 31
Eid al-Adha or Bakrid

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Published Date: July 2, 2020 11:20 PM IST