12 Jan 2023

National Youth Day

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National Youth Day is a national holiday in India celebrated on January 12th every year to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The day is celebrated to promote the ideals of Swami Vivekananda, who was a spiritual leader and a philosopher, and to inspire the youth of India to follow his teachings. The theme of National Youth Day changes every year to reflect the relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s teachings in today’s society. The main event is held in Kolkata, West Bengal, India where Vivekananda was born.

How is it celebrated?

National Youth Day is celebrated in various ways across India. Some of the common ways of celebrating include:

  1. Organizing cultural programs and competitions: Many schools and colleges organize cultural programs and competitions on this day to showcase the talents of the youth.
  2. Seminars and workshops: Educational institutions and organizations conduct seminars and workshops on topics related to the teachings of Swami Vivekananda to educate the youth about his ideas and philosophy.
  3. Community service: Many youth groups and organizations participate in community service activities on this day to give back to society.
  4. Speech competitions: Many schools and colleges organize speech competitions on this day to encourage the youth to express their ideas and thoughts on the teachings of Swami Vivekananda.
  5. Religious ceremonies: Many temples and religious organizations hold special prayers and ceremonies on this day to honor Swami Vivekananda’s contributions to Indian spirituality.
  6. Celebrations by Ramakrishna Mission and Vivekananda Kendra are also common and they are the main organizers in many places.

Overall, National Youth Day is a day to celebrate the contributions of Swami Vivekananda to Indian society and to inspire the youth to follow his teachings and ideals.

Significance of National Youth Day

National Youth Day is a significant day in India as it marks the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, who was a spiritual leader and a philosopher. He played a major role in shaping the Indian youth’s thoughts and ideas. The significance of National Youth Day is as follows:

  1. To inspire the youth: National Youth Day is a day to inspire the youth of India to follow the teachings of Swami Vivekananda, who believed in the power of the youth to bring about positive change in society.
  2. To promote Indian culture and heritage: Swami Vivekananda was a strong advocate of Indian culture and heritage. National Youth Day is a day to celebrate and promote these values among the youth.
  3. To encourage community service: Swami Vivekananda believed in the importance of serving society and National Youth Day is an opportunity for the youth to participate in community service activities.
  4. To promote spiritual development: Swami Vivekananda was a spiritual leader and National Youth Day is a day to promote his teachings on spiritual development among the youth.
  5. To encourage national integration and unity: Swami Vivekananda emphasized the importance of national integration and unity, and National Youth Day is an opportunity for the youth to come together and promote these values.

Overall, National Youth Day is an important day in India as it is a day to celebrate the contributions of Swami Vivekananda and to inspire the youth to follow his teachings and ideals.

On this day when you organize different seminars and activities you can conduct some DIY activities and also basic skills seminars. For DIYs you can do the following

  1. Creating Gratitude Diaries: You will need a diary or a book, glue, art supplies and colourful pens.
  • On the first page draw a calendar of the year
  • Have post its, stickers and pictures that will encourage you to write everyday
  • Write in that journal every single day about what you are grateful for.
  1. Pottery:

Clay is always fun and easy to work with. It is also a great hobby to have. Hold a pottery workshop where the youth can design their own mugs, cups, plates or even small pots for their plants.

  1. Sewing/crocheting

Yes sewing or crocheting is an amazing skill and a hobby for the youth. It can become a source of income, can help them relieve and cope with stress, help them find a passion they never thought they had.

All of this is something Milkbasket believes and supports, because it is the youth that is the future of our country. We want people to thrive and be happy, that is why we deliver all that you need at your doorstep every single day, come rain or shine. We want you to be less stressed about the little things in life.


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