NoteThis post covers list of Important Days for preparation of Current Affairs section of Teaching, IBSP, SSC & Other Competitive Exams.

January

DateKnow AsKnown For
January
1
Global Family Day Global Family Day is observed every year on 1st January, to convey that Earth is one global family and we should all live. in peace together.
January
1
Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO day 1st January is Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO day. The DRDO was established in 1958 with just 10 laboratories to enhance the research work in defence sector.
January
4
World Braille Day World Braille Day is on 4th January and celebrates awareness of the importance of braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and visually impaired people. The date for the event was chosen by the United Nations General Assembly via a proclamation in November 2018.
January
8
African National Congress Foundation Day Founded on 8th January 1912 by John Langalibalele Dube inBloemfontein as the South African Native National Congress (SANNC), its primary mission was to bring all Africans together as one people, to defend their rights and freedoms.
January
9
NRI orPravasi Bharatiya Divas Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on 9th January in India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India.
January
1
0
World Hindi Day World Hindi Day is celebrated on 10th January every year, to promote the Hindi language all around the world.
January
1
1
Death Anniversary Lal Bahadur Shastri Lal Bahadur Shastri was 2nd Prime Minister of India died on 11th January, 1966.
January
1
2
National Youth Day National Youth Day is celebrated on 12th 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.
January
1
4
Armed Forces Veterans Day The Armed Force Veterans’ Day is held on the 14th of January every year to commemorate the selfless devotion and sacrifice of our Veterans who laid down their lives in the defence of the nation. This day is also dedicated to the indomitable spirit of those personnel who served the Indian Navy with pride and honour. The event also strengthens the bond between serving personnel and the Veterans.
January
1
5
Indian Army Day Indian Army Day is celebrated on 15th January 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.
January
2
3
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa. He attempted to get rid of British rule in India during World War II with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.
January
2
4
National Girl Child Day National Girl Child Day is celebrated every year on 24th January in India.It was initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India, in order to spread awareness about the inequalities face by the girl child among the people
January
2
4
International Day of Education International Day of Education. Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24th January as International Day of Education (link is external), in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.
January
2
5
National Voter’s Day The foundation day of the Election Commission, January 25, 1950, was declared as National Voters Day or Rashtriya Matdata Diwas to encourage young voters to take part in the political process.
January
2
5
National Tourism Day National Tourism Day is celebrated on 25th January every year to raise influences, awareness within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values worldwide.
January
2
6
Republic DayRepublic Day is the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26th January 1950.
January
2
6
International Customs Day International Customs Day is celebrated on 26th January. The day recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security. The day marks the anniversary of the formation of the Customs Co-operation Council (CCC). 
January
2
7
International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day on 27th January commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War
January
2
8
Data Privacy Day Data Privacy Day is an international day occurs every 28th January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, Israel and 47 European countries.
January
3
0
Martyrs Day or Sarvodaya Day Martyr’s Day, which is also known as Shaheed Diwas or Sarvodaya Day is observed on 30th January all over the country to pay homage to all those who sacrificed their lives to make India an independent nation. The day also marks the assassination of  Mahatma Gandhi.
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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 or Hansen’s Disease. This date was chosen by French humanitarian Raoul Follereau as a tribute to the life of the Mahatma Gandhi who had compassion for people afflicted with leprosy.

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