“Youth Engagement for Global Action” depending on the line we are proving with observing the 158th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January 2021. National Youth Day is a more popular observing day which is the most observed in India. Indian people observe the day on 12 January every year as the birth of Swami Vivekananda. People observe the day by focusing on or respecting Swami Vivekananda’s birth.
The National Youth Day is observed all over India at schools and colleges, with processions, speeches, music, youth conventions, seminars, Yogasanas, presentations, competitions in essay-writing, recitations on 12 January every year. Everyone waits for the event. People take the day with a peaceful mind especially youth people.
You know that Swami Vivekananda’s birth is one of the most important births in the world. The man comes & goes, but there are a few people who are honored by all not only in India but also in other countries. This is the best time to respect Swami Vivekananda.
History of National Youth Day
Though President Muhammadu Buhari established youth day in 2020, it has been observed since 1984. The government of India wanted Swami Vivekananda’s birthday as the best focus to observe national youth day. Because Swami Vivekananda established himself in a gorgeous manner in a young life.
On 12 January 2013, the Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh declared that-
What Gandhiji said captures the great importance of spreading Swami Vivekananda’s ideas and ideals among the youth in our country today. He personified the eternal energy of the youth and their restless quest for truth. It is entirely fitting that the Government 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 – Manmohan Singh
Youth Day’s Activities
The National Youth Day is observed all over India at schools and colleges, with processions, speeches, music, youth conventions, seminars, Yogasanas, presentations, competitions in essay-writing, recitations, and sports on 12 January every year decorating with flower & light on the street as well as a Parade ground. The day inspires people who are serving in any society.
Generally, people of India do the following activities on 12 January every year-
- Lecture- depending on Swami Vivekananda’s lecture.
- Meet to know & learn about Swami Vivekananda’s life even.
- Attend a conference where teach about Swami Vivekananda’s ideality.
- Try to donate blood
- Solute at least one wrong in life
5 Teachings of Vivekananda that will Enlighten You
“Who is helping you, don’t forget them. Who is loving you, don’t hate them. Who is believing you, don’t cheat them- Vivekananda
Relationships are more important than life, but it is important for those relationships to have life in them- Vivekananda
“Like me or hate me, both are in my favor. If you like me I am in your heart, if you hate me I am in your mind-Vivekananda
“This is the gist of all worship- to be pure and to do good to others- Vivekananda
“Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true- Vivekananda
Why the Youth Day is Important?
Youth Day is important not only for the young but also for all. Young can change society. Young is the best tool to change society. Someone always respected by all for the strong confidence to do any hard work. We have added some ideas which can make the day successful-
- Inspire Us: Youth Day always inspires us to put all kinds of things peacefully.
- Teach to give honor: This Day teaches us to love a leader as one leader.
- Stronger: Young is always strong to do some things in a society
- Observance more: The number of young is more than 70% of the population in India observe Youth Day.
National Youth Day Dates
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