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Important Days in January 2016

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We collected the important days in January 2016 and provided in a table Format. We hope, it will help you in Competitive exams!!!

Important Days

Jan 4 2016

Remember Day World Braille Day(207th birth anniversary of Louis Braille)
Purpose            To recognize the efforts of Louis Braille. Louis Braille is credited with inventing the Braille language which helps blind people to read as well as write.

Jan 10 2016

Remember Day World Hindi Day
Purpose                 To mark the day, 14 September 1949, on which the Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the Official Language of the Union.
Organization India

Jan 12 2016

Remember Day National Youth Day
Purpose To commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of the modern India.
Organization India
Theme “Indian youth for development skill and harmony”

Jan 15 2016

Remember Day Indian Army Day
Purpose Recognition of Lieutenant General K. M. Cariappa’s taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, o n 15 January 1949.
Organization India

Jan 24 2016

Remember Day National girl child day
Purpose   To increase the awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by the girl child in the society
Organization India

Jan 25 2016

Remember Day National Voters Day
Purpose   To encourage more young voters to take part in the political process
Organization India
Theme Democracy and electroral participation
Remember Day National Tourism Day
Purpose To raise awareness of the importance of tourism for the country’s economy.
Organization India

Jan 26 2016

Remember Day International Customs Day
Purpose To recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security.
Organization World Customs Organization
Theme “Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement”
Remember Day 67th Republic Day
Purpose To honour the Constitution of India as it came into force on the same day in the year 1950
Organization Government of India
Theme of Parade ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Digital India’

Jan 27 2016

Remember Day International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
Purpose To commemorates when the Soviet troops liberated the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland on January 27, 1945.
Organization UN
Theme “From Words to Genocide: Antisemitic Propaganda and the Holocaust”.

Jan 30 2016

Remember Day Martyrs’ Day
Purpose To honor of those who lost their lives defending the sovereignty of the nation and death anniversary of Mahathma Gandhi
Organization India

Jan 31 2016

Remember Day World Leprosy Day
Purpose To increase the public awareness of the Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease
Organization NGOs