Bhubaneswar, Jan 12: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda his birth anniversary and on the occasion of National Youth Day.
To mark the occasion, Swami Vivekananda’s 159th birth anniversary as National youth day, Chief Minister Naveen said on his official twitter page, “Humble tributes to great spiritual guru, #SwamiVivekananda on his birth anniversary, celebrated as #NationalYouthDay. Youth are the future of our nation. Let the youth icon’s teachings, wisdom and values be the guiding principles for our youth.”
January 12 is celebrated as National Youth Day every year to honor the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. He was born on January 12, 1863, in Kolkata. The day is observed across the country at schools, colleges with processions, speeches, music, seminars and so in.