Important National/International Days and Dates in January 2022

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : January 1st, 2022

Important Days in January 2022: Important days and events have been a vital part of the various govt examinations not limiting to SSC and Railway Exams. If we go deep into the analytics, one may find that around 30-40 questions are easily picked from this topic and is asked in different shifts and days of like exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC GD Constable, SSC MTS, RRB NTPC, RRB Group D etc. To make it easy for you to memorize the content, we have divided the important days into different months starting from January. In this article, we will discuss the important days covered in the month of January.

Important days might look intimidating when it comes to learning but if devised the right technique one can actually master it. In this section, we will not only just understand the importance and origin of the day but also pay heed to the learning part so you don’t lag behind.

List of Important Dates of January 2022

1st January

  • Celebrated as Global family day
  • Global family day is celebrated across the world with people to promote peace and sharing
  • Over the years, the time one spends with one’s family has significantly reduced, this day is a reminder for them to value family

4th January

  • This day is celebrated by United Nations to raise awareness among the people for Braille as an important means of communication for blind people
  • It is also the day when Louis Braille, the braille inventor, was born.

6th January

  • It is observed as world war orphan day by the French organization
  • This day is observed to create sensitivity among all towards the plight of orphans during world war.

9th January

  • It is celebrated as Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and recognizes the contribution made by the Indian community overseas.

10th January

  • It is celebrated as World Hindi Day. It was started by the Government of India to promote the Hindi language at the global level.
  • The first World Hindi Conference was chaired by PM Indira Gandhi in the year 1975.

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12th January

  • It is marked as the National youth day to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
  • This day is observed in remembrance of Swami Vivekananda and his philosophies.

14th January 

  • It is celebrated as a harvest festival by Sikhs and some Hindus.
  • It also marks the winter solstice.

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15th January

  • It is celebrated as Indian Army day to recognize the work of Field Marshal Kolandera M. Cariappa.
  • It is also celebrated as Makar Sakranti and prayers are offered in the name of Sun God.

23rd January 

  • It is observed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary. It was initiated by the government of India to remember and pay respect to his defiant patriotism.

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24th January

  • It is initiated by the Ministry of Women and child development to raise awareness among the people around the rights of girls.

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25th January

  • It is observed as National Voters Day and National Tourism Day.
  • National voters day is celebrated to raise awareness among the people around the power of voting and encourage them to contribute to the political process

26th January 

  • It is observed as Republic day. This is the day when the constitution of India came into effect.

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28th January 

  • It is celebrated worldwide as Data protection day to raise awareness among the people regarding data privacy and its protection practices.
  • This day is also celebrated as the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai.

30th January 

  • It is seen as National Martyr’s Day to pay honour and respect to those soldiers who laid their life for the nation.
  • It is also celebrated worldwide as World Leprosy Eradication day to raise awareness around Leprosy also known as Hansen’s Disease.

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FAQs

  • 10 January is celebrated as World Hindi Day. It was started by the Government of India to promote the Hindi language at the global level.

  • Louis Braille invented the Braille Language. His birth anniversary 4th January is celebrated as Braille Day

  • 9 January is celebrated as Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and recognizes the contribution made by the Indian community overseas.

  • 12th January is celebrated as the National youth day to celebrate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

  • 25th January is observed as National Voters Day and National Tourism Day.

  • Hansen’s Disease is commonly known as Leprosy.

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