Important Days in January 2022 : Check here !

Safalta expert Published by: Gitika Jangir Updated Tue, 13 Sep 2022 11:08 AM IST


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The start of the New Year is in January. Both the Julian and Gregorian calendars' first month is now. Every month has significant holidays and occasions. Therefore, to aid in the preparation of numerous competitive examinations, such as SSC CGL, RRB, etc., we have produced a list of significant days and dates of national and international importance month by month. The Roman god of beginnings, Janus, inspired the name of the month of January.


This month marks the opening of the new door of the new year, which brings with it new things, opportunities, and the capacity to see both the past and the future. Check out the list of significant national and international days and occasions for January 2022.Check here Free Current Affairs Magazine DOWNLOAD NOW  

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Important Days in January 2022


 Name of important Days

1 January

Global Family Day

4 January

World Braille Day

6 January

World Day of War Orphans

8 January

African National Congress Foundation Day

9 January

NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

11 January

Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

12 January

National Youth Day

15 January

Indian Army Day

23 January

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

24 January

National Girl Child Day

25 January

National Voters Day

25 January

National Tourism Day

26 January

Republic Day

26 January

International Customs Day

28 January

Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

30 January

Martyrs Day or Shaheed Diwas

30 January

World Leprosy Day (Last Sunday of January)


1 January :  Global Family Day

It is observed as a day of harmony and giving. Its goal is to bring people together and disseminate a message of peace by supporting the notion that Earth is one big family and making the planet a better place for everyone to live.

4 January : World Braille Day

To commemorate the birth of Louis Braille, who invented Braille, it is celebrated on January 4.

6 January : World Day of War Orphans

Every year on January 6, World Day of War Orphans is observed to raise awareness of the suffering of war orphans and to alleviate the trauma they endure.

8 January : African National Congress Foundation Day

John Langalibalele Dube established the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) on January 8th, 1912 in Bloemfontein.

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The main motivation behind this was to grant black and mixed-race Africans the right to vote or to bring African people together and lead the fight for significant political, social, and economic change.

9 January :  NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Every year on January 9th, NRI or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated to honour the contribution of the Indian diaspora living abroad to the growth of India. Mahatma Gandhi's arrival in Mumbai on January 9, 1915, from South Africa is also remembered on this day.

9 January : Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

He was the tenth and final personal Sikh Guru and is credited with founding the Sikh military brotherhood, Khalsa. He was the ninth Guru Tegh Bahadur's son.

10 January :  World Hindi Day

To remember the First World Hindi Conference, it is observed on January 10.

11 January : Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

He served as India's second prime minister after independence. He made the phrase "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan" well-known.

He actively took part in India's war for independence. On January 11, 1966, he passed away from a heart arrest.

26 January : Republic day

The Government of India Act of 1935 was repealed by the Indian Constituent Assembly on November 26, 1949, and the Constitution became the ultimate law of the land. On January 26, 1950, a democratic form of government was implemented. The grandest parade that was held on Rajpath in Delhi annually took place on this day.

26 January  : International Customs Day

The purpose of International Customs Day (ICD), which is observed annually on January 26 by the Custom Organization, is to recognise the contribution of customs agents and officials to preserving border security. It also focuses on the difficulties and working circumstances faced by customs officers.

28 January : Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

On January 28, 1865, Lala Lajpat Rai was born in Punjab. He was a well-known nationalist figure who was crucial to the independence movement in India. He also acquired the moniker "Punjab Kesari," which means "the Lion of the Punjab." He oversaw the establishment of the Punjab National Bank. On November 17, 1928, he passed away from severe wounds. Lala Lajpat Rai is honoured with the name of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in Hisar, Haryana.

30 January – Martyrs Day or Shaheed Diwas

Every year on January 30th, Martyrs Day or Shaheed Diwas is observed in honour of Mahatma Gandhi and the lives lost by three Indian revolutionaries. As on January 30, 1948, the "Father of the Nation" was murdered. And on March 23, the British hanged three national heroes—Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar—to death.

30 January – World Leprosy Day

On the final Sunday in January, World Leprosy Day is marked to draw attention to the goal of having no children with leprosy-related disorders. As is common knowledge, disabilities develop over time as a result of a chronic illness that has gone misdiagnosed. 

Thus, these are the significant national and international holidays of January 2022, which may also aid in exam preparation and knowledge expansion.

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