National Youth Day is widely known on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the govt of India declared today as National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is widely known in India per annum .
History of National Youth Day
It was a choice of state of India taken in 1984 to celebrate the birthday of great Swami Vivekananda, 12 January, as National Youth Day per annum . the govt of India quoted that ' the philosophy of Swamiji and therefore the ideals that he lived and worked might be an excellent source of inspiration for the Indian Youth Day.Swami Vivekananda's ideas and ideals among the youth in our country today. He personified the eternal energy of the youth and their restless go after truth. it's entirely fitting that the govt of India has declared 12th January, the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, as National Youth Day. We must work to rekindle the eternal message of this great patriot and son of India.
The National Youth Day is observed everywhere India at schools and colleges, with processions, speeches, music, youth conventions, seminars, Yogasanas, presentations, competitions in essay-writing, recitations and sports on 12 January per annum . Swami Vivekananda's lectures and writings, deriving their inspiration from Indian spiritual tradition and therefore the broad outlook of his Master Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa. These were the source of inspiration and have motivated numerous youth organizations, study circles and repair projects involving the youth.