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Important Days in January

January 09

Remembered Day:  Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)
Organized: India
Purpose:  To Mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community to the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa in Bombay on 9 January 1915.

January 10

Remembered Day: World Hindi Day
Organized: India – Ministry of External Affairs

January 12

Remembered Day: National Youth Day
Organized: India
Purpose: To Mark birth anniversary of social reformer, philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda
January 15

Remembered Day: 67th Army Day
Organized: India
Purpose: Our Lieutenant General K.M Cariappa take over as the first Commander-in-chief of the Indian Army from Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

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January 18

Remembered Day: National Immunization Day (Polio Day)
Organized: India
Purpose:  Focusing national efforts on promoting and crying out specific immunization campaigns, such as that for Poliomyelitis.

January 23

Remembered Day:  118th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose / National Day of Patriotism / Desh Prem Divas
Organized: India

January 24

Remembered Day: National Girl Child Day
Organized: India
Purpose: The National Girl Child Day is celebrated to increase the awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by the girl child in the society.
Theme: ‘Adolescent Girls: Issues and Challenges’

January 25

Remembered Day: National Voters Day
Organized: India
Purpose: To encourage young voters to take part in political process & to mark the Election Commission’s foundation day.
2015 Theme: Easy Registration, Easy Correction

Remembered Day: National Tourism Day
Organized: India
Purpose: To aimed at increase awareness about tourism through a range of activities.

January 26

Remembered Day:  66th Republic Day
Organized: India
Purpose: Honors the date on which the constitution of india came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act(1935) as the governing document of India.
2015 Theme: Women Empowerment (Nari Shakti)

Remembered Day: 63rd International Customs Day (ICD)
Organized: World Customs Organization
Purpose: To Recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border Security.
2015 Theme: Coordinated border management – An inclusive approach for connecting stakeholders

January 27

Remembered Day: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
Organized: UN
Purpose: To Remembers the Holocaust that affected many people of Jewish origin during World War II
2015 Theme: Liberty, Life and the Legacy of the Holocaust Survivors

January 28

Remembered Day:  149th Birth Anniversary Lala Lajpat Rai
Organized: India
Purpose: Born in 1865, Lala Lajpat Rai Played a pivotal role in India’s fight for independence and was popularly known as “Punjab Kesari”(Lion of Punjab). He died on October 30 1928.

January 30

Remembered Day:  67th Death Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi (Martyrs’ / Sarvodaya Day)
Organized: India
Purpose:  Martyrs day was required to salute the martyrdom of soldiers also, who lost their lives defending the sovereignty of the nation.

Remembered Day:  National Cleanliness Day
Organized: India
Purpose:  To maintain high standards of cleanliness in out homes, work place, road/streets and public places.

Important Week

January 4th to 10th  – Oil Conservation Week
January 10th to 16th  – Road Safety Week
January 15th to 21st  – Pin Code Week