October 1 was observed as ‘World Vegetarian Day

October 1 was observed as ‘World Vegetarian Day

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Category : Important Days Published on: October 01 2021

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·        World Vegetarian Day is observed every year on 1 October to promote happiness, compassion, and ability to improve vegetarianism.

·        World Vegetarian Day was established in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) and further approved by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978.

·        The entire week between 1-7 October is observed as International Vegetarian Week (IVW).

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