21st National Youth Festival Will Be Held in Rohtak (Download PDF)

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The 21st National Youth Festival (NYF) will be organized from January 12 to 16 at Rohtak, Haryana. It is collaboration of the Centre and Haryana government on the theme ‘Youth for Digital India’. It is organized on every year on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

National youth festival

National Youth Festival

National youth festival

Highlights

Ministry-of-Youth-Affairs

Ministry-of-Youth-Affairs

Ministry-of-Youth-Affairs

  • Department of Youth Affairs of Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, organizes every year the National Youth Festival on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
  • Prime Minister will address the participants of the Festival through video conference on the occasion of opening ceremony.
  • The Festival will have a variety of cultural Programmes.
  • In 2016, the National Youth Festival was held in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Its theme was India Youth for Skill, Development and Harmony.
  • Over 6000 participants from across the country participated in the National Youth Festival 2016.
  Location of Rohtak

Location of Rohtak

Location of Rohtak

About Swami Vivekananda  

Image of Swami Vivekanand

Image of Swami Vivekanand

Image of Swami Vivekanand

  • Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 as Narendranath Dutta
  • He had taken last breath on 4 July 1902.   
  • He is India’s foremost social reformer, thinker and philosopher.
  • He was chief follower of Saint Ramakrishna Paramhamsa in 19th century.   
  • He was the founder of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission.   
  • He was one of the most noticeable people of India to present Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the “Western” World.  
  • In 1893 at World’s Religions Parliament held at Chicago his inspirational speech has become most famous around the world.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 11, 2017

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