India is a hierarchical society and therefore, it offers a wide variety in every aspect of life. You will come across varieties in terms of ethnicity, language, religion, region, economy, class, and caste groups. The important days and events are an important part of the preparation for the banking examination. So, given below is a list of the dates and events that are important in May 2022.

May 1st: International Labor Day or May Day

This day is celebrated globally every year. In India, it is also referred to as Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas or Kamgar Din.

May 1st: Maharashtra Diwas

This is Maharashtra Diwas in Marathi. There is a state holiday on this day in Maharashtra.

May 1st: Gujarat Day

This is also a state holiday in Gujarat. The state of Gujarat was formed on this day.

May 1st: World Laughter Day (First Sunday of May)

This day was first celebrated in 1998 in Mumbai, India. It was arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria.

May 2nd: World Tuna Day

This is celebrated in the United States to raise awareness about the benefits of tuna fish.

May 3rd: Press Freedom day

World press freedom day is celebrated on this day to pay tribute to all those journalists who have lost their lives while exercising their profession.

4th May: Coal Miner’s day

This day is celebrated in the honor of the coal miners.

7th May: World Athletics Day

This day will be celebrated this year to raise sports awareness.

8th May: World Red Cross day

This is the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross, Henry Dunant.

8th May: World Thalassaemia Day

This day is observed every year in honor of patients suffering from this disease.

8th May: Mother’s day (2nd Sunday of May)

Mother’s day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May to celebrate motherhood.

9th May: Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

The day of Baisakh, the 25th, overlaps with either the 8th or 9th of May on the Gregorian calendar. In other states, as per the Gregorian calendar, it is celebrated on the 7th of May.

12th May: International Nurses Day

Every year, this day is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Florence Nightingale.

15th May: International Day of families

This day allows you to raise awareness about the issues that are related to the families.

16th May: Buddha Jayanti or Buddha Purnima

It is believed that Buddha was born on the full moon of the month of Vaisakhi.

 18th May: World’s AID Vaccine Day

This is a day that celebrates the contributions of researchers and scientists who contributed to the process of finding a safe and effective AIDS vaccine.

30th May: National Memorial Day

This day is celebrated on the last Monday of May.

31st May: Anti-tobacco day

This day is celebrated across the globe every year to educate people about the harmful effects of tobacco.