National Youth Day which is also known as Vivekananda Jayanti, is celebrated on the 12th of January, on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s birthday. In 1984 the Government of India took the decision of declaring this day National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is observed in India every year.
Swami Vivekananda, born Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk, scholar, writer, religious teacher, and the chief disciple of the Indian guru Ramakrishna.
He was born on January 12, 1863, and took his last breath on July 04, 1902, at the age of 39. He founded Ramakrishna Mission and Ramakrishna Math.
FAQs Related to National Youth Day
Q1.When is National Youth Day celebrated?
Ans. National Youth Day is celebrated on the 12th of January.
Q2. Who founded Ramakrishna Mission?
Ans. Swami Vivekananda founded Ramakrishna Mission.
Q3. When did Swami Vivekananda die?
Ans. Swami Vivekananda died on July 04, 1902, at the age of 39.