National Youth Day creates awareness and provides knowledge about the rights of people in India. It is a day to educate people to behave properly in the country. The main objective behind the celebration is to make a better future of the country by motivating the youths and spreading the ideas of the Swami Vivekananda. National Youth Day is also famous as Yuva Diwas.
The world celebrates the great monk Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary on January 12 who worked for the betterment of society. Swami Vivekananda was a social reformer, philosopher, and thinker. The main objective behind the celebration is to propagate the philosophy and the ideals of Swami Vivekananda for which he lived and worked. Swami was a chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and played a very important in the revival of Hinduism in India. Swami Vivekananda’s original name was Narendranath Datta. It was way back in 1984 that the government of India declared January 12 as National Youth Day to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. The day is celebrated at many centres of Ramakrishna Math, Ramakrishna Mission, and their branches with great enthusiasm and joy according to the Indian culture and tradition.