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January

DateEvent
1 JanuaryNew Year's Day is a festival observed in most of the world on 1 January, the first day of the year in the modern Gregorian calendar.
4 JanuaryWorld Braille Day, celebrated since 2019, is observed to raise awareness of the importance of Braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and partially sighted people. Louis Braille, the inventor of braille, was born on this day.
9 JanuaryPravasi Bharatiya Divas, or NRI Day, is a celebratory day observed in India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915.
10 JanuaryWorld Hindi Day, or Vishwa Hindi Divas, is celebrated every year on January 10 to mark the first World Hindi Conference that was held on January 10 in 1975. This day is celebrated across the world to promote the use of the Hindi language.
12 JanuaryNational Youth Day, also known as Vivekananda Jayanti, is celebrated on 12 January, being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared this day as National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year.
15 JanuaryArmy Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Francis Roy Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949.
24 JanuaryNational Girl Child Day is celebrated in India every year on January 24. It was initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the government of India, to spread public awareness about inequities that girls face in Indian society.
25 JanuaryIn order to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process, Government of India decided to celebrate January 25 every year as National Voters' Day. It has been started from 25 January 2011 to mark Election Commission's foundation day.
26 JanuaryRepublic Day is a public holiday in India, when the country marks and celebrates the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950, replacing the Government of India Act 1935 as the governing document of India and thus, turning the nation into a newly formed republic.
27 JanuaryInternational Holocaust Remembrance Day, or the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, is an international memorial day on 27 January that commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, which resulted in the murder of one third of the Jewish people, along with countless members of other minorities between 1933 and 1945 by Nazi Germany, an attempt to implement their "final solution" to the Jewish question. 27 January was chosen to commemorate the date when the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Red Army in 1945.
30 JanuaryMartyrs Day is observed on January 30, the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is a day to remember all the freedom fighters who laid down their lives in the freedom struggle of India.
30 JanuaryWorld Leprosy Day is observed internationally every year on the last Sunday of January to increase the public awareness of leprosy or Hansen's Disease. This date was chosen by French humanitarian Raoul Follereau as a tribute to the life of Mahatma Gandhi who had compassion for people afflicted with leprosy.

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