National Youth Day-January 12
1. The National Youth Day is observed on 12 January every year to mark the birth anniversary of social reformer, philosopher and thinker Swami Vivekananda.
2. Observance of the day seeks to propagate the philosophy and the ideals of Swami Vivekananda for which he lived and worked. It will also help and act as a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth. Several functions are being organised across the country to mark the occasion.
3. To celebrate this day, the 21st National Youth Festival was held in Rohtak, Haryana. The theme this Festival was ‘Youth for Digital India’.