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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 DayWorld 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 DayWorld 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.

Jan 12 2016

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

Jan 15 2016

Remember DayIndian 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.

Jan 24 2016

Remember DayNational girl child day
Purpose  To increase the awareness among people about all the inequalities faced by the girl child in the society

Jan 25 2016

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

Jan 26 2016

Remember DayInternational Customs Day
Purpose To recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security.
OrganizationWorld Customs Organization
Theme “Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement”
Remember Day67th Republic Day
Purpose To honour the Constitution of India as it came into force on the same day in the year 1950
OrganizationGovernment of India
Theme of Parade ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Digital India’

Jan 27 2016

Remember DayInternational 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.
Theme “From Words to Genocide: Antisemitic Propaganda and the Holocaust”.

Jan 30 2016

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

Jan 31 2016

Remember DayWorld Leprosy Day
Purpose To increase the public awareness of the Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease