Processions, meetings mark National Youth Day

  • By Hindu
  • | Saturday | 13th January, 2018

| Photo Credit: C.V. SubrahmanyamProcessions by the youth, meetings and taking of oath marked the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, observed as the National Youth Day, by various organisations in the city on Friday. Sailaja, founder secretary of Sri Gayatri Cultural and Youth Academy R. Ravi Kumar and District Youth Welfare Officer S. Venkateswara Rao spoke. Director of Skill Development Centre of UGC Ram Prasad Adibhatla called upon the students to emulate Swami Vivekananda. A total of 156 children, in the attire of Swami Vivekananda, celebrated the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda with the underprivileged children of Thatichetlapalem. The Skill Development Institute, Arilova, in coordination with the Department of Youth Services and Nehru Yuva Kendra organised the youth day.

Students participating in a rally organised by the Ramakrishna Mission in Visakhapatnam. | Photo Credit: C.V. Subrahmanyam



Processions by the youth, meetings and taking of oath marked the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, observed as the National Youth Day, by various organisations in the city on Friday.

A colourful procession was taken out by boys and girls of various colleges and schools under the auspices of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama from the Jail Road to the Mission premises on the Beach Road. An open top van, decorated with flowers and carrying a statue and huge cut out of Swami Vivekananda, was the special attraction in the rally. The rally concluded in a youth meeting at the Ashrama.

The Skill Development Institute, Arilova, in coordination with the Department of Youth Services and Nehru Yuva Kendra organised the youth day. Senior Civil Judge S. Damodara Rao lit a lamp and paid rich tributes to Swami Vivekananda. He advised the youth to follow the sayings of Swami Vivekananda .

SDI in charge C.V. Narasimha Das, District Project Manager of HIV and AIDS K.V.R. Sailaja, founder secretary of Sri Gayatri Cultural and Youth Academy R. Ravi Kumar and District Youth Welfare Officer S. Venkateswara Rao spoke.

The ‘Best Youth Club’ award of ?25,000, declared by the District Collector, was presented to Vadanarasapuram Club. Prizes and certificates were distributed to the winners of various events conducted on the occasion.

A total of 156 children, in the attire of Swami Vivekananda, celebrated the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda with the underprivileged children of Thatichetlapalem.

Swami Guneshananda Maharaj of Ramarkrishna Mission, who participated as chief guest, advised the children to do what was right without expecting anything in return. GITAM Vice-Chancellor M.S. Prasada Rao, Pro Vice-Chancellor K. Sivarama Krishna, Registrar M. Potharaju and others paid floral tributes.

The birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda was celebrated at Zilla Parishad High School at Chandrampalem here on Friday.

Director of Skill Development Centre of UGC Ram Prasad Adibhatla called upon the students to emulate Swami Vivekananda.

Headmaster M. Rajababu spoke.

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