10th December is observed as World Human Rights day every year. The decision was taken by the United Nations General Assembly on 10th of December in the year 1948 to commemorate annually.

India is also a party to the decision and observes the same on 10th December.

The objectives are :
To promote the awareness about human rights among the people all around the world.
To emphasize the endeavors of the United Nations General Assembly in order to progress the overall human rights conditions.
To get together and celebrate in cooperation to discuss and highlight the specific issues of the human rights.
To encourage the vulnerable group of people like women, minorities, youth, poor, disabled person, indigenous people and etc to take part in this event celebration and political decision-making.

The observation of the day this year has special importance for India people, when the human rights are being denied to the common people and the toiling masses in the country.