ITANAGAR, Jan 13: Going with the rest of the country, the National Youth Day 2022 commemorating the 159th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekanada was celebrated on January 12 across the State with a slew of programmes dotting the special occasion.
The main functions were organized in the Capital Complex including Naharlagun and Itanagar.
At Itanagar, commemorating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and 38th National Youth Day, a small and simple function was organized on Wednesday morning to pay tribute to one of the greatest sons of soil at the RKM complex where the statue of Swami Vivekananda was garlanded by the monks of the RKM hospital.
In the evening on the day a separate programme was organized at the VSC (Vivekananda Study Circle) premises to pay homage to the great son of Mother India.
The prizes to the winners in drawing and quiz competitions were also distributed on the day.
Earlier, the competitions were conducted among the students and youth of Itanagar and Naharlagun separately on 8th January and 9th January respectively.