National Youth Day India 12th of January 2024 || Yuva Diwas 2024

 National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm in India every year on the 12th of January.

It was first declared by the Government of India in the year 1984 to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day.

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National youth day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) 2024 will be celebrated all over India on 12th of January, on Friday.


It is well known that the Government of India had declared to observe the National Youth Day every year on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda on the 12th of January. The government of India decided to inspire all the youths of the country towards the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and his ideas.

The birthday of Swami Vivekananda was decided to complete the aim of making a better future for the country by motivating the youths through the way of life and ideas of Swami Vivekananda.

It is the aim of the great importance of distributing the ideas and ideals of the Swami Vivekananda among the youths of India. Making the country develop is a great way to wake up the eternal energy of the youth.


Swami Vivekananda was born on the 12th of January in the year 1863 in the Pausha Krishna Saptami Tithi. The birthday of the Swami Vivekananda is celebrated every year at many centers of the Ramakrishna Math, Ramakrishna Mission, and their branch centers according to Indian culture and tradition.

National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) is celebrated by the youths at all the schools, and colleges by performing the parade, speech on Swami Vivekananda, Lectures, and writings related to the ideas of Swami Vivekananda, recitations, music, songs, conventions, Yogasanas, presentations, competitions for essay-writing, seminar, sports and etc.

People performed a variety of performances to promote education, art, and a way of life, and trust among youths inspires their inner soul.

Mission Bhartiyam organized an event for two days for all age groups in Uttar Pradesh. This event includes a dozen activities and is named the Basti Yuva Mahotsav.

The event celebration started in the early morning with the pooja of Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, and Swami Ramakrishnananda.

A great room is performed after the pooja by the Monks and devotees. devotees offer Pushpanjali and aarti to the statue of Swami Vivekananda. In the end, the distribution of Prasad takes place.


Philosophies, teachings, and ideas of the Swami Vivekananda are the great cultural and traditional assets of India.

National Youth Day is celebrated to encourage and inspire the honorable youths of India. Schools and colleges are delightfully adorned to enthusiastically celebrate the event.

Swami Vivekananda always believed in the youth’s power to lead and nourish the historical culture of the country


 year-wise themes of the national youth day celebration in India:

  1. The theme of 2011 was “Sabse Pehle Bharat”.
  2. The theme of 2012 was “Celebrating Diversity In Unity”.
  3. The theme of 2013 was “Awakening The Youth Power”.
  4. The theme of 2014 was “Youth For Drugs Free World”.
  5. The theme of 2015 was “Youngmanch” and “Youth for Clean, Green and Progressive India” (and the slogan was “hum se hai nayi shuruaat”).
  6. The theme of 2016 was “Indian Youth for Development, Skill, and Harmony”.
  7. The theme of 2017 was “Youth for Digital India”.
  8. The theme of 2021 is “YUVAAH – Utsah Naye Bharat Ka”


 some famous quotes on national youth day said by Swami Vivekananda:

“Choose the highest ideal and live your life up to that. Look at the “ocean” and not at the wave”. – Swami Vivekananda

“A few heart-whole, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Religion is the manifestation of the Divinity already in man”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Struggle hard to get money, but don’t get attached to it”. – Swami Vivekananda

“He who sees Shiva in the poor, in the weak, and in the diseased, really worships Shiva”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Each soul is potentially divine”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Talk to yourself once in a day…Otherwise, you may miss meeting an EXCELLENT person in this World”. – Swami Vivekananda

“My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers!”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Work, work, work – let this be your motto”. – Swami Vivekananda

“The earth is enjoyed by heroes—this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, “I have no fear”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Feel that you are great and you become great”. – Swami Vivekananda

“My hope of the future lies in the youths of character, intelligent, renouncing all for the service of others, and obedient – good to themselves and the country at large”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Death being so certain, it is better to die for a good cause”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Your country requires heroes; be heroes; your duty is to go on working, and then everything will follow of itself”. – Swami Vivekananda

“Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached”. – Swami Vivekananda

“You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself”. – Swami Vivekananda

“When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state”. – Swami Vivekananda

“It is best to work with the youth in whom lies our hope — patiently, steadily, and without noise”. – Swami Vivekananda

“The child is the father of the man.” Would it be right for an old man to say that childhood is a sin or youth a sin?” – Swami Vivekananda

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January Social Events Date of Celebration
Road Safety Week 11th to 17th January
Oil and Gas Conservation Week and Fortnight 4th to 10th January
National Youth Day 12th January
Army Day 15th January
Pin Code Week 15th to 21st January
Subhas Chandra Bose Birthday 23rd January
National Girl Child Day 24th January
Republic Day of India – 26 January 26 January
International Customs Day 26th January
Anti Leprosy Day 30th January
Martyrs Day 30th January