National Youth Day: January 12
Every year National Youth Day is celebrated on January 12. It is also called the “Yuva Diwas”. The National Youth Day is celebrated to create awareness about rights of people in India. It educates people to behave properly in the country.
What is the theme of National Youth Day, 2021?
YUVAAH-Utsah Naye Bharat Ka
Why is National Youth Day celebrated on January 12?
The National Youth Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Why is National Youth Day celebrated?
The National Youth Day is celebrated to propagate ideals and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda.
When is International Youth Day celebrated?
The International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12. The International Youth Day is celebrated by the United Nations and several other international organizations. The first International Youth Day was celebrated in 2000.
Why is International Youth Day celebrated?
The International Youth Day is celebrated to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding the youth.
About Swami Vivekananda
He was born on January 12, 1863. In 1881 he met Shri Ramkrishna Pramahamsa at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple and became his disciple. He introduced the principles of Yoga and Vedanta to the western world. Swami Vivekananda represented India at the Parliament of the World Religion in 1893. It was held at Chicago.
How does India celebrate National Youth Day?
India organizes National Youth Festival to celebrate National Youth Day. The National Youth Festival is organised by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The National Youth Parliament is held as a part of National Youth Festival. This year, in 2021, PM Narendra Modi is to address the National Youth Parliament. The first National Youth Festival was celebrated in 1995. National Youth Festival is organised by the National Service Scheme every year.
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