National Youth Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Thursday, January 12th. There are until the next observance.
On January 12, India observes National Youth Day. This day was chosen to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s birthday, one of India’s greatest spiritual and social leaders. He found optimism for the future in every kid and felt that with “muscles of iron” and “nerves of steel” they might effect societal change. Swami embodied the perpetual energy of youth and a relentless search for truth. Today, about half of India’s population is under the age of 25. The country’s future rests on their shoulders, making festivities that empower young people all the more vital.
📆 When is National Youth Day?
This year, National Youth Day is on January 12th. It is the 2nd Thursday in January; in 2024, it is on Friday.
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📜 History of National Youth Day
☑️ National Youth Day facts
✅ Follow the three Ps
“Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success, and above all, love.”
✅ What Vedanta calls religion
“This is the gist of all worship—to be pure and to do good to others.”
✅ End hunger and ignorance
“So long as millions live in hunger and ignorance, I hold every man a traitor who, having been educated at their expense, pays not the least heed to them.”
✨ Things to do on National Youth Day
⚡ Learn about the life and teachings of Vivekananda
This monk’s Advaita Vedanta philosophy and yoga urge young people to be searchers of the truth and to become a driving force that affects society.
⚡ Take part in the day’s activities
Local groups, institutions, and schools put on a wide range of competitions and activities that are both fun and educational.
⚡ Donate blood at a blood drive
On this day, several blood drives are held. So, help someone who is in need.
📅 National Youth Day Observances
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