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Important Days in January 2017

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We collected the important days in January 2017 and provided in a table Format. We hope, it will help you in Competitive exams!!!

Jan 4 2017

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 09 2017

Remembered DayPravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)
PurposeTo 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.

Jan 10 2017

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 2017

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 2017

Remember Day

69th 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, on 16 January 1949.

Jan 16 2017

Remember DayReligious Freedom Day
PurposeTo stand against religious intolerance

January 23 2017

Remembered Day120th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose / National Day of Patriotism / Desh Prem Divas

Jan 24 2017

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 2017

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

Jan 26 2017

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 Day68th Republic Day
Purpose To honour the Constitution of India as it came into force on the same day in the year 1960
OrganizationGovernment of India
Theme of Parade Skill India and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

Jan 27 2017

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, 1946.
Theme “From Words to Genocide: Antisemitic Propaganda and the Holocaust”.

Jan 29 2017

Remember DayWorld Leprosy Day (last Sunday of January)
Purpose To increase the public awareness of the Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease

Jan 30 2017

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 2017

Remember Day12th Raising Day of National Disaster Response Force
Purpose To commended the NDRF for its efforts during disaster response
Organization GOI