Logo and Mascot of the 25th National Youth Festival unveiled

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Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Anurag Thakur and Lt. Governor of Puducherry Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan unveiled the Logo and Mascot of the 25th National Youth Festival on 5 January 2021 in Puducherry.

  • The 25t  National Youth Games will be held  in Puducherry from 12th -16th January 2022. 
  • The festival will be inaugurated by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi .
  • The  tag-line or theme  of the National Youth Festival is , Shaksham Yuva Shashakth Yuva meaning Capable Youth- Forceful Youth, Able Youth- Strong Youth.

 National Youth Festival 

  • National Youth Festival is organized by the Government of India every year in collaboration with one of the States from January 12th to 16th to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda i.e. 12th January.
  • It was started in 1995 as a major activity under the programme of National Integration Camp (NIC)
  • The 24 th National Youth Festival was held in Virtual mode due to Covid. 

Swami Vivekananda's birthday on January 12 is always celebrated as National Youth Day and the week commencing from that day is known as the National Youth Week

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