March 16 Special Day in India, What Special Day Celebrated …
March 16 Special Day in India, What Special Day Celebrated on March 16?
by Maria Thomas | Updated Mar 15, 2022 04:41 AM
March 16 Special Day in India
Special days can be birthdays or the history of a particular person. Here in this article, you can check out the March 16 Special Day in India. There are famous personalities on the list of today special day in India. Let’s quickly head into the article to what happened today in Indian history and much more details.
March 16 Special Day
People who aren’t aware of what is March 16 special day, can head into this section. Well looking on the list of March 16 Special Day, today is
|S.No||March 16 Special Day|
|1||National Vaccination Day|
|2||Fast of Esther|
|3||Freedom of Information Day|
|4||National Panda Day|
#1. National Vaccination Day
Observed every year on March 16, the National Vaccination Day conveys the importance of vaccination and its role in public health. It was in 1995 on this day that the first dose of oral polio vaccine was given in India. Vaccination or immunization is the most effective prevention method of highly infectious diseases. And in today’s scenario spreading the importance of vaccination is very important.
#2. Fast of Esther
Observed every year on the day before the festival of Purim Fast of Esther is on March 16th this year. The fast of Esther is observed to commemorate the events in The Book of Esther found in the Bible. The Fast of Esther is a minor fast day, and it begins at the break of dawn and ends by sunset. People observe Fast of Esther by not taking Food and water.
#3. Freedom of Information Day
Observed every year on March 16 Freedom of Information Day is celebrated honoring the birthday of former President James Madison. The day reminds the public to ask for information which is their right. Under the Freedom of Information Act, an individual can demand the information they want by requesting it, and this information is provided free of cost or with a minimal fee.
#4. National Panda Day
On March 16 every year, we celebrate the fluffiest, bamboo-munching bears that are a source of national pride for China. There are two major subspecies of panda -0000 Giant, black and white panda, and the Qinling panda which is a much smaller, brown panda. The latter was discovered in 1985 in the mountain ranges of China. National Panda Day is a day to appreciate this species of animal.
What Special Day Celebrated on 16 March – Events
|1939||Subroto Mukerjee became the first Indian Officer to command a squadron when he took over as No. 1|
|1912||Gandhiji commended Gokhale’s attempts to abolish the indenture system.|
#1. Subroto Mukerjee became the first Indian Officer to command a squadron when he took over as No. 1
On 15 February 1939, Subroto Mukerjee was promoted to the rank of Flight Lieutenant. He took command of the No. 1 Squadron on 16 March 1939. Subroto Mukerjee became the first Indian officer to command a squadron of IAF
#2. Gandhiji commended Gokhale’s attempts to abolish the indenture system.
Gokhale was one of the many who took to abolish the indentured labor system and Mahatma Gandhi commended Gopal Krishna Gokhale`s Attempts to abolish the indenture system on 16th March 1912 and get resolution on total abolition of indenture passed in the Imperial Legislative Council
March 16 Special Day in India – Birthdays
|1985||Kunwar Amarjeet Singh|
#1. Rajshekhar Basu
Known by his pen name Parashuram, Rajshekhar Basu, is a Bengali chemist, author, and lexicographer. Rajshekhar Basu was chiefly known for his comic and satirical short stories and is considered the greatest Bengali humorist of the twenty-first century. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956
#2. Rajpal Yadav
An Indian actor, comedian, writer, film director, and producer Rajpal Naurang Yadav is known for his work in Hindi cinema. Rajpal Yadav is a notable comedian and has been nominated for several awards such as Filmfare and Screen Awards. Rajpal Yadav owns the Mumbai striker Cricket team.
#3. Kunwar Amarjeet Singh
An Indian contemporary dancer and television actor Kunwar Amarjeet Singh. Kunwar Amarjeet Singh is best known for his portrayal of Reyansh Singhania in the popular dance-based youth show Dil Dosti Dance. He was born on 16 March 1985
#4. Rannvijay Singha
An Indian actor, television personality and VJ Rannvijay Singh Singha is known for appearing in MTV Roadies, which he won. He has also been a part of the show from 2004 to 2019 and continues to do so. He initially began as a gang leader and now is a host.