Quami Ekta Week or National Integration Week
Quami Ekta Week or National Integration Week is observed every year all across the India from 19th of November to the 25th of November. During whole week celebration of the quami ekta week various programmes are held related to the specific theme of each day celebrations. Some of the programs like meetings, seminars, symposia, particular legendary functions, cultural activities are held to highlight the themes (national integration, secularism, non-violence, linguistic harmony, anti-communalism, cultural unity, development of weaker sections, wellbeing of minorities, issues of woman and conservation) of Quami Ekta Week. The celebration of the week starts with the National Integration Pledge.
National Integration pledge is taken during the celebration to preserve and strengthen the liberty and honesty of the India. Pledge affirms that non violence, peace and faiths should be continued in order to settle all the differences as well as disputes of languages, culture, religions, regions, and political objections.
Quami Ekta Week is celebrated to foster and reinforce the strength of public harmony and national integration. The whole week celebrations offer a new opportunity to all to reaffirm the old traditions, culture and faiths in worth of tolerance and brotherhood in such a multi-religious and multi-cultural societies of the India. It also assists in highlighting the inherent strength and flexibility of the country to maintain the communal harmony.
The whole week celebrations are titled as the:
- National Integration Day on 19th of November.
- Welfare of Minorities Day on 20th of November.
- Linguistic Harmony Day on 21st of November.
- Weaker Sections Day on 22nd of November.
- Cultural Unity Day on 23rd of November.
- Women’s Day on 24th of November.
- Conservation Day on 25th of November.
Quami Ekta Week is celebrated every year promote the unity in the country of diversity. It is celebrated to highlight the value and role of women in nation building. It is highly focused to raise the social status of the woman through various programs. General public should aware and understand the issues of both gender equality and rights in the country.