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National Youth Day celebrated

National Youth Day celebrated

National Youth Day is celebrated annually on January 12, ie, on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in India. According to the United Nations decision, the year 1985 was declared as 'International Youth Year'.

  • Considering its importance, the Government of India announced that since 1985 to January 12, Swami Vivekananda should be celebrated all over the country in the form of National Youth Day on the day of birth.
  • Swami Vivekananda, the ardent scholar of literature, philosophy and history, scattered abroad in the sense of Indian culture as a young sannyasi. Vivekananda's original name was 'Narendranath Dutt'.

Related Question:-

Q.1 Whose birthday is celebrated as National Youth Day throughout the country?
A. Ramakrishna
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Swami Vivekananda
D. Rabindranath Tagore
Ans: Swami Vivekananda

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