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National Youth Parliament Festival 2022

National Youth Parliament Festival 2022- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Indian Constitution- Parliament and State Legislatures– structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.

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National Youth Parliament Festival 2022 in news

  • Recently, Lok Sabha Speaker addressed the valedictory function of the 3rd edition of the National Youth Parliament Festival -2022 in the Central Hall of Parliament, New Delhi.

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What is National Youth Parliament Festival?

  • Background: National Youth Parliament Festival is based on the idea given by the Prime Minister in his Mann Ki Baat Address on 31st December, 2017.
  • About: The National Youth Parliament Festival (NYPF) is organized to hear the voice of the youth, who will join various careers in the coming years, including public services.

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How many National Youth Parliament Festivals have been organized?

Till now, a total of three editions of the National Youth Parliament Festivals have been organized in India.

  • First National Youth Parliament Festival: it was organized rom 12th January to 27th February, 2019.
    • National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 theme: the theme of first edition of National Youth Parliament Festival was “Be the Voice of New India and Find solutions and Contribute to Policy”.
    • A total of 88,000 youth participated in the program.
  • Second Edition of National Youth Parliament Festival: It was organized from 23rd December, 2020 to 12th January, 2021 through virtual mode.
    • National Youth Parliament Festival 2020 Theme: the theme was “YUVAAH- Utsah Naye Bharat Ka”.
    • It was witnessed by more than 23 lakh youth and stakeholders across the country at District, State and National level.
  • Third National Youth Festival 2022: It is being currently organized in the Central Hall of Parliament, New Delhi.

 

National Youth Parliament Festival 2022

  • About: Third Edition of National Youth Parliament Festival: It was launched on 14th February 2022 at District level through virtual mode.
  • Participation: More than 2.44 lakh youth across the country participated in the District Youth Parliaments followed by State Youth Parliaments through virtual mode from 23rd – 27th February, 2022.
  • National Young Awards: Three young national winners of the National Youth Parliament Festival got an opportunity to speak before the Speaker, Lok Sabha during the valedictory function.
  • Award Prize: Certificates and Awards will be given to 3 final winners at the National level (Cash prizes of INR 2,00,000, INR 150,000, INR 100,000).
    • 50,000 for 2 consolation prizes may also be awarded, if any.

Suspension of MPs from Parliament

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