The name September is derived from the old Roman word ‘septem’ and it actually means seven. According to the Roman calendar it is the seventh month. In India it is the month which kick starts all the important Indian festivals and also makes us aware of many crucial issues we face.
Raising Consciousness about Malnutrition
India ranks very highly among countries which has a very meek commitment towards ending child nutrition. India annually observes the National Nutrition Week from 1st to 7th September. This is the time we spend to focus on the root causes, effects and countermeasure of malnutrition.
Propelling India towards Absolute Literacy
8th September is celebrated as the International Literacy Day so that global citizens are made aware of the literacy issues. Illiteracy is the root cause of many of India’s problems we need to show the way to school to more and more children so that they can bask in the sunshine of knowledge.
The Dance of Democracy
The month of September should have special importance for all the democracies of the world especially for India since it is the largest democracy of the world. 15th September is the International Day of Democracy. All the democratic countries of the world has upheld this day by instilling the spirit of democracy in their citizens’ DNA.
Promoting Peace & Harmony
For a country like India which faces constant border aggression and is often threatened by blasts and other internal strife, International Day of Peace holds a special significance. We Indians are aspiring towards greater peace and also acknowledging those who have worked towards ending conflicts and restoration of peace.
Health is Wealth
Stroke and heart disease are one of the most rampant causes of death internationally. India is no different. So let us take a pledge that we will try to reduce or quit all the risk factors like obesity, smoking and many more that leads to heart ailments.