Mangaluru: The Department of Political Science, Economics and NCC of St Agnes College(Autonomous), Mangaluru celebrated National Youth Day 2020 on the college campus. National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm in India every year on the 12th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of modern India. Mahesh Nagesh Nayak Rtd Commander of Navy and Rahul Shinde,(IAS) Thahasildar of Puttur were the chief Guests of the programme. Sr Dr. M Jeswina A.C. Principal of St Agnes College presided over the programme.
Cdr Mahesh Nagesh Nayak said "the aim of the celebration is to disseminate the ideas and ideals of Swami Vivekananda among the youth of India. It is the great way to wake up the eternal energy of the youth as well as motivating them to make a big effort to create a developed country".
Rahul Shinde, IAS quoted Swami Vivekananda's words "Arise, Awake and stop not until the goal is achieved". He also motivated the students to take part in all the activities of the country and to have a positive attitude to life.
Sr Dr. M Jeswina A.C Principal in her presidential address enlightened students regarding the responsibility of the youth for the better tomorrow. Staff, Students of various streams, NCC Cadets were the vibrant audience for the programme.
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