List of Important Days and Dates of January for Competative Exams in India
List of Important Days and Dates of January for Competative Exams in india and also The several festivals and important days that are celebrated in January
January is the first month of the beginning of the New Year. Various festivals, events of national and international importance falls in the month. Let's have a look at these events that fall in January
1.January-4th World Braille Day
World Braille Day is celebration of Louis Braille and a reminder of the importance of independence for people who are blind and visually impaired people.
2.January-9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is a celebratory day observed on 9th January by the Republic of India to mark to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India.
3.January-10th World Hindi Day
World Hindi Day was first celebrated in 2006 by former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan singh with an aim to promote Hindi language across the world.
4.January-12th National Youth Day (India)
National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared this day as National Youth Day and since from 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year.
5.January-14th Army Day
Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year in India as it is on this historic day that General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army in 1949.
6.January-24th International Day of Education
International Day of Education is dedicated to education. Theme ‘Learning for people, plant, prosperity and peace’.
7.January-24th National Girl Child Day
National Girl Child Day It was started by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India in 2008,with the purpose to spread awareness among people about all the inequalities girls face in the Indian society.
8.January-26th Republic Day
Republic Day Republic Day is a national holiday in India. The Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950.
9.January-30th World Leprosy Day
World Leprosy Day World Leprosy Day is observed internationally every year on the last Sunday of January to increase the public awareness of the Leprosy.