PM Modi to inaugurate National Youth Conference in Karnataka on 12 January 2023

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has announced on 21 December 2022 that the 26th National Youth festival 2023 will be held in the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad.  The chief minister said that the National Youth Festival will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 12 January 2023. 

The National Youth Festival is organised by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, in collaboration with one of the State Governments.

The National Youth Festival is organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand which falls on 12 January.

The first National Youth Festival was started in 1995 as a major activity under the programme of National Integration Camp.

The 25th National Youth Festival was organised in Puducherry.

Swami Vivekananda's birthday on January 12 is always celebrated as National Youth Day and 12-16 January every year is observed as the National Youth Week.

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