National Youth Day Celebration
Quest Group of Colleges,Mohali, organized the, NATIONAL YOUTH DAY, to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda,who was regarded as a patriotic saint and he believed that a country’s future depends on its youth; his teachings focused on the development of the masses and the youth.
On this day students were made to reflect & discuss about all the challenges faced by the youth today. Paper & PowerPoint Presentation Competition was organized ,wherein students liberally articulated their opinion & beliefs on the following topics:
Challenges—1.Drug Addiction 2.Unemployability 3.Declining Moral Values 4.Craze for Materialism 5.Dependency on Gadgets 6.Dwindling Social Bonds
On this occasion Mr. D.S. Sekhon, Chairman of the Group ,motivated the students by telling them how the youth have always been on the forefront in the movement of change & if we desire to improve our present and are hopeful of a brighter future, then the youth will have to actively partake in overcoming the challenges & participate in nation’s decision-making process.
Vice Chairman Mr. H.P.S. Kanda and Mr. J.P.S. Dhaliwal also addressed the youth of the college by expressing that the ideal youth is a balanced individual exhibiting a highly spiritual life informed by absolute moral values and whose behaviour demonstrates qualities such as righteousness, honesty, humility and conscientiousness in everything he/she does & we should all strive to become one.Thereafter Mr.Kanda congratulated everyone on the occasion of Lohri ,& the occasion ended on a cheerful note ,with a tepid Lohri Celebration in the campus.
National Youth Day is celebrated in India on 12 January on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. Government of India declared as a National Youth Day every year from 1985 onwards as::To quote from the Government of India’s communication, ‘it was felt that the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth.’’