Significant days of NOVEMBER

"NOVEMBER" IN KERALA HISTORY



 

November 01- KERALA FORMATION DAY

The state of Keralam (Kerala) came into existence as a full-fledged state of the Indian Union integrating the Malayalam speaking regions of erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore-Cochin and Malabar District of erstwhile Madras State.

 

November 06- Deepawali

Deepavali marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year according to the Lunar Calendar. It literally translated means 'Row of Lights' (from Sanskrit: dipa = lamp / awali = row, line). It celebrates the victory of Goodness over Evil and Light over Darkness - it ushers in the new year. In Kerala Deepavali is celebrated in memory of the killing of Narakasura by Lord Sri Krishna. The oil bath of early morning, preparation of different types of sweets, fire works are some of the special features of Deepavali.

     
 

November 14 -CHILDREN’S DAY

Children's Day is celebrated on 14 November, on the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, who loved children and who saw children as the bright future of India.

 

November14 - WORLD DIABETES DAY

World Diabetes Day aims to generate globalawareness on the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. The day marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes that aims to raise awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected, and to promote the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of diabetes.

     
     

 

November19 - NATIONAL INTEGRATION DAY

National integration indicates the feeling of common identity amongst the people of India even after being from different races, cultures, religions or regions in order to build a strong and developed nation.

 

November 20 - Nabi Dinam

Miladi Sharif or barah wafat, the Birthday celebration of Prophet Mohammed. Colorful processions are also held through the towns reciting Thakbir which finally converge on some central place where public meetings are held. These public gatherings are addressed by well-known speakers who deal with the various aspects of the Prophet's life.

     
 

November 21- WOLD FISHERIES DAY

World Fisheries Day aims to promote sustainability by drawing attention to overfishing, habitat destruction, and other threats to our marine and freshwater resources. 

 

November 21- WORLD TELEVISION DAY

World Television Day is observed in recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by alerting world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues.

 

 

 

 

 

November 25 - INERNAT IONAL DAY AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

5% of women and girls globally experience some form of physical and or sexual violence in their lifetime. The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with a view to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence.

 

 

November 26-NATIONAL LAW DAY

Main objective of celebrating Law Day is to rededicate the following cardinal principles on which this grand constitutional edifice is erected: (i) the rule of law, (ii) independence of the Judiciary, and (iii) the independence of legal profession. These three principles are intimately interconnected