Vijayawada celebrates National Youth Day in style with Anil Kumble

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He was joined by several others including students from across the state who had come to participate in a yoga event organised by the government to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, which is also celebrated as National Youth Day. "Our ISRO scientists have made us proud yet again". The Chief Secretary said, Swami Vivekananda was the first person in recent years to bring to the western World the best culture and glorious heritage of India. The inaugural function will be co-presided by Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, and Union Minister for State (Independent Charge) of Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore. "Today's youths have much to learn from Swamiji's life and teachings in order to build a nation free from vices", he said, condemning any violence in the name of religion. Today is the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and it would be culminated after 23 January as being the birth anniversary of Subash Chandra Bose.

The entire programme is created to enhance the awareness about government initiatives and exhorting the youth to express their perceptions and concepts of how to make their initiatives more effective.

"The State government will soon issue allowances for all eligible unemployed youngsters", said Minister for Youth, Sports, Skill Development, Unemployment Benefits, Kollu Ravindra as he addressed the gathering present.

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The theme of the festival is "Sankalp Se Siddhi", to capitalise on the demographic dividend of young India, to capture the vibrancy and fresh perspective of youth and to pledge to accomplish the Goal of New India.

Later the youths and workers also took part in the blood donation camp organised in the hospital campus wherein Arunachal Vivekanada Yuva Shakti (AVYS) Chairman Ramesh Jike also attended.

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