Important Days in January 2023 : Start of New Year, Sankrant, Republic Day of India; Here is the list of important days


Important Days in January 2023 : Only two days are left to start the new year. Everyone is ready to bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new year. Also in the new year, Makar Sankranti, Republic Day and many great great people’s birthdays are also in this month. So the month of January is special in many ways. On this occasion, let us know what are the important days of this month. 

January 1 : Global Family Day 

World Family Day is celebrated on New Year’s Day on 1st January every year. The day is celebrated to highlight important issues central to the well-being of families such as health, education, gender equality, children’s rights and social inclusion. 

January 1 : The first day of the new year 

January 1 is celebrated as the first day of the new year. New Year is started from this day in many countries. There are only two days left for the year 2023 to begin. In the background of this day, in many countries big events are organized at the beginning of the new year. Also, New Year

January 3 : Savitribai Phule Jayanti – Women’s Liberation Day  

January 4: World Braille Day

Earlier blind people could not get education because they could not see anything. But the Braille script brought light to their dark lives. It was only because of Braille that blind people became sighted. Today is the birth anniversary of Louis Braille who developed the Braille script. His birthday is celebrated as World Braille Day across the country.

January 6 : Marathi Journalist Day – Balshastri Jambhekar Darpan 

Maharashtra Government has declared Journalist’s Day on January 6 on the occasion of Balshastri Jambhekar’s birthday. Maharashtra. Bal Shastri Jambhekar is the first poet of Marathi language. Darpan, the first Marathi language newspaper, was started on January 6, 1832. The last issue of Darpan was published in July 1840.

NRI or Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas is celebrated every year on 9th January to record the contribution of overseas Indian community to the development of India. This day is celebrated to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s return to Bombay from South Africa on 9 January 1915.

January 10 : Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha is worshiped on the fourth day to get the blessings of Lord Ganesha. Every month there are two Chaturthi Tithis one in Krishna Paksha and one in Shukla Paksha. Chaturthi in Shukla Paksha is called Sankashti Chaturthi. Today is Bhalchandra Sankashti Chaturthi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Phalgun. This time Sankashti Chaturthi has come on Monday. Devotees of Ganesha fast on this day to seek God’s blessings. Fasting on Sankashti Chaturthi is believed to fulfill wishes.

January 10 : World Hindi Day 

10th January is a very special day for Hindi seekers all over the world. Because on this day ‘World Hindi Day’ is celebrated. The main objective behind this day is to promote Hindi language across the world. World Hindi Day is celebrated on 10th January every year to promote Hindi in the world and to create awareness about Hindi language and to give recognition to Hindi as an international language. Indian ambassadors abroad celebrate this day specially. On this day, lectures in Hindi on various topics are organized in all government offices. The World Hindi Conference was started for the development and spread of Hindi in the world. 

11 January 
Lal Bahadur Shastri death anniversary He was the second Prime Minister of Independent India. He popularized the slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ He actively participated in India’s freedom struggle. Due to cardiac arrest, he died on 11 January, 1966.

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

It is observed on 11 January to spread awareness about the persistent issue of human trafficking


12 January 

National Youth Day, Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, 
Rajmata Jijausaheb Jayanti (by date)

13 January
Lohri is the first festival of the year 2023 and marks the beginning of the harvest season. It is celebrated with full enthusiasm in northern India, mainly Punjab, and Haryana. Lohri festival is celebrated on 13 January 2023 by lighting up a bonfire and dancing around it with friends and relatives. Wheat stalk, rice, rewri, jaggery, and popcorn are offered by the people at the bonfire. 

15 January 

Makar Sankranti 

Pongal (One of the most popular festivals in India is Pongal and is celebrated widely by the Tamil community across the globe. As per the Tamil solar calendar, Pongal is celebrated in Tai month. It is a four-day event that is dedicated to the Sun God. According to the Gregorian calendar, the Pongal festival will be observed on 14 January 2023. It is a four-day festival. Therefore, it will be celebrated from14 January to 17 January 2023.)

Indian Army Day
Every year 15 January is observed as Indian Army Day because on this day in 1949 Field Marshal Kodandera M Cariappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander -in-Chief.

16 January 
Sankrant Day
Mahadev Govind Ranade Death Anniversary
Dharmaveer Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Coronation Day

18 January Sant Nivrittinath Yatra Trimbakeshwar 

21 January – Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya Foundation Day

On 21 January, 1972, the states of Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Re-organization) Act, 1971. Therefore, Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya celebrate their Statehood Day on 21 January. 

23 January
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti 
Balasaheb Thackeray Jayanti 

24 January – National Girl Child Day

On 24 January every year, National Girl Child Day is celebrated to highlight the inequalities faced by a majority of the girls in India, the importance of education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care and safety of girl children, etc

24 January – International Day of Education< br />It is observed on 24 January every year to support transformative actions for inclusive, equitable, and quality education for all.

25 January 
Shriganesh Jayanti – Vinayak Chaturthi – Varad Chaturthi 

25 January – National Voters Day
Every year on 25 January National Voter’s Day or Rashtriya Matdata Diwas is celebrated to encourage young voters to take part in the political process. In 2011 the first time this day was celebrated to mark Election Commission’s Foundation Day.

25 January – National Tourism Day
Every year on 25 January National Tourism Day is celebrated in India to raise awareness and educate people about the importance of tourism and the role it plays in the Indian economy.

26 January 
Republic Day 
Vasant Panchami 

28 January 
Lala Lajpatrai Jayanti 

30 January 
Martyrs Day – Mahatma Gandhi Death Anniversary 

30 January – World Leprosy Day

World Leprosy Day is observed on the last Sunday of January to focus on the target of zero cases of leprosy-related disabilities in children. As we know disabilities do not occur overnight but happen after a prolonged period of undiagnosed disease.

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