Social Issues Current Affairs 2020

In this article, I will discuss about different social issues related events which happened in 2020 in India. Information about these social issues can be useful for solving questions asked in exams like UPSC, SSC, Banking Exams like SBI PO, Railway Exams, NDA, UPPSC, RPSC and other different exams in India.

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Social Issues Current Affairs January 2020

  • Nation wide protests over CAA, NCR and NPR. In these protest total 23 people died
  • Khelo India Youth Games 2020 event – Maharashtra won 28 gold medals and Haryana won 23 gold medals
  • Coronavirus first case detected in Kerala and then state declared Epidemic Emergency

Social Issues Current Affairs February 2020

  • Supreme Court orders to grant permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Army
  • Riots in North East Delhi – 53 person died
  • Rani Rampal becomes first hockey player in world to win ‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ award

Social Issues Current Affairs March 2020

  • BBC World History Magazine survey named Maharaja Ranjit Singh as “Greatest Leader Ever in the World”
  • Nirbhaya Case – 4 convicts were hanged on March 20
  • PM Modi urges people of country to follow ‘Janata Curfew’ on March 22 due to increasing number of COVID-positive cases in India

Social Issues Current Affairs April 2020

  • Kerala becomes first state in India to declare Internet as fundamental right
  • Supreme Court extended tenure of chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal(TDSAT) justice Shiva Kirti Singh by 3 months
  • Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India(TRIFED) collaborated with UNICEF & WHO for COVID related response in India

Social Issues Current Affairs May 2020

  • Indian Foreign Ministry launched Vande Bharat Mission so as to bring Indians stuck abroad(due to Coronavirus Restrictions) back home
  • Damage caused in Eastern India by Cyclonic Storm named Amphan

Social Issues Current Affairs June 2020

  • CSIR and Atal Innovation Mission sign a letter of intent to foster innovation in India [CSIR – Council of Scientific and Industrial Research]

Social Issues Current Affairs July 2020

  • Due to Coronavirus Outbreak in the country, central government provided N95 masks, PPEs and ventilators to different states and UTs
  • Consume Protection Act 2019 comes into effect from 20 July

Social Issues Current Affairs August 2020

  • Rafale fighter jets(5 of these) were delivered to India
  • For construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya – Bhoomi Pujan was done on 5 August
  • Swach Survekshan 2020 Ranking List – Indore ranked as India’s cleanest city, Surat being ranked second

Social Issues Current Affairs September 2020

  • Supreme Court of India granted 10 year clearance period to Vodafone, Idea and Airtel for clearing their dues to the government of India
  • Assam Assembly passed bill for protecting the state’s heritage sites

Social Issues Current Affairs October 2020

  • Atal Tunnel inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this tunnel is the world’s longest highway
  • Modi Cabinet approved implementation of strengthening teaching learning and results for states (STARS) project

Social Issues Current Affairs November 2020

  • Government made a law to stop manual sewer cleaning and making mechanised cleaning must
  • UP cabinet passes ordinance against forced religious conversions, if anybody violates this then that person will be sentenced to jail for 10 years

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