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PIB Summaries 27 January 2023


  1. National Tourism Day
  2. National Voters Day

National Tourism Day

Focus: Facts for Prelims

Why in News?

National Tourism Day is celebrated on January 25 every year across the country.

National Tourism Day 2023

  • World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27 in most countries of the world.
  • But in India National Tourism Day is celebrated on January 25.
  • Being the most important from the point of view of income, National Tourism Day was started in 1948 soon after independence.


  • From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, India is seen as a multilingual, multi-religion country, where religion, dialect, language and dress change every 5 km.
  • Some of the same situations are in the tourist places of India, where more than one hill station, sea coast, tea plantation, national park, world-famous historical heritage, valleys of flowers, world-famous fairs, snow-covered monasteries, ancient Pilgrimage places, which tourists from all over the world throng to see, regardless of winter or summer.
  • The Ministry of Tourism (Government of India) is also celebrating National Tourism Day under the aegis of ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav’, a 75-week grand celebration to mark 75 years.


  • The main purpose of National Tourism Day is to promote Indian tourist places and bring them to the world stage.
  • Being a major industry, tourism is said to be the backbone of the Indian economy.
  • National Tourism Day plays an important role in this work.
  • Through this day, people have to be made aware of the importance of the social, political, financial and cultural value of tourism at the global level.
  • Apart from this, the Indian economy has to be strengthened through tourism.
  • To spread awareness on these topics, National Tourism Day was announced every year by the Government of India.
National Tourism Day 2023: Theme

The theme of National Tourism Day 2023 is ‘Rural and Community Centric Tourism’. And last year’s theme of 2022 was “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”.

National Voters Day

Focus: Facts for Prelims

Why in News?

The Election Commission of India is celebrating the 13th National Voters’ Day on 25th January 2023.

About National Voters Day

  • National Voters’ Day is an annual event celebrated on January 25th throughout India to raise awareness about the importance of participating in the electoral process.
  • The day commemorates the founding of the Election Commission of India on January 25th, 1950. The celebration aims to encourage citizens to register as voters, particularly young people who are newly eligible.
  • The theme for the 2023 National Voters’ Day is “Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure.”

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