Puducherry As Host Of National Youth Festival 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen Puducherry to host the 25th National Youth Festival.
Abhinaya M

Updated: Jan 07, 2022 05:37:32 pm

07 January 2022 Current Affairs:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen Puducherry to host the 25th National Youth Festival. 

Highlights:
  • The 25th National Youth Festival will take place in Puducherry from January 12 to 16, 2022. The celebration is part of the Azadi ki Amrit Mahotsav, which commemorates the 75th anniversary of India's independence, according to Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports as well as Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur.
  • Around 7000 young people between the ages of 18 and 22 are expected to attend the festival from all around the country. The event would be attended by around 500 Puducherry youths.
  • As part of the National Youth Week celebrations, the Indian government hosts the National Youth Festival.
  • It is organized with the goal of instilling in young people the values of national cohesion, brotherhood, communal peace, courage, and adventure.
  • This goal is accomplished by bringing together young people and encouraging them to participate in various activities. 
  • National Youth Festival began in 1995 as the main activity of the National Integration Camp's agenda (NIC).
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