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National Youth Day: cycle rally, blood donation camps

Statue of Swami Vivekananda inaugurated in Dhanbad on his birth anniversary
Statue of Swami Vivekananda decorated on the occasion of National Youth Day at Ranchi Lake, in Ranchi, on Tuesday.
Statue of Swami Vivekananda decorated on the occasion of National Youth Day at Ranchi Lake, in Ranchi, on Tuesday.
Picture by Manob Chowdhary

Praduman Choubey   |   Dhanbad   |   Published 12.01.21, 08:02 PM

Dhanbad celebrated the National Youth Day on Tuesday to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda through a host of events, including unveiling a statue of him, a blood donation camp and a cycle rally.

The day began with the unveiling of a renovated statue of Swami Vivekananda by a host of dignitaries including ADM (Law and Order), Chandan Kumar; Deputy Development Officer, Dasrath Chandra Das; Dhanbad MLA Raj Sinha; Jharia MLA, Purnima Singh and former mayor, Chandrashekhar Agarwal at Vivekand Chowk in Hirapur.

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The Vivekanada Chowk, which has been renovated, was also inaugurated by them in the presence of office bearers of Bengali Welfare Society, a social organisation that carried out the renovation work.

Speaking on the occasion, Chandan Kumar said, “The youth of the nation should learn from the life and work of Swami Vivekananda, who taught us how to become a better person.”

Talking to The Telegraph Online, Gopal Bhattacharya, General secretary of the Bengali Welfare Society said, “We completed the renovation of the chowk about a week ago, while the statue was renovated more than a month ago after a two-month exercise.”

Meanwhile, the Dhanbad District Olympic Association organised a blood donation camp at Sahid Nirmal Mahto Memorial Medical College, Dhanbad. A total of 46 units of blood were donated by the members of the association.

General Secretary of the association, Ranjit Keshri said, “We organised the camp this year on the occasion of the youth day and will continue to hold the camp year from next year in order to encourage people to give back to the society and extend unconditional love to the society”

A cycle rally was also taken out jointly by the Jharkhand Cycling Association, Youth Hostel Association of India, Dhanbad District Cycling Association and Aryan Sports from Digwadih. It passed through Ganesh Puja Maidan and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and returned to Digwadih.

Founder of Digwadih Sports Club, Rahul Anand who flagged of the rally said, “Swami Vivekananda life stressed on physical fitness and sports and the youth should follow his ideals.”

MK Thakur, another founder member of Digwadih Sports Club, while speaking during the flagging off of the cycle rally said, “Swami Vivekananda was an ardent advocate of masculinity and sports.”

General Secretary of the association, Ranjit Keshri said, “We organised the camp this year on the occasion of the youth day and will continue to hold the camp year from next year in order to encourage people to give back to the society and extend unconditional love to the society”

A cycle rally was also taken out jointly by the Jharkhand Cycling Association, Youth Hostel Association of India, Dhanbad District Cycling Association and Aryan Sports from Digwadih. It passed through Ganesh Puja Maidan and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and returned to Digwadih.

Founder of Digwadih Sports Club, Rahul Anand who flagged of the rally said, “Swami Vivekananda life stressed on physical fitness and sports and the youth should follow his ideals.”

MK Thakur, another founder member of Digwadih Sports Club, while speaking during the flagging off of the cycle rally said, “Swami Vivekananda was an ardent advocate of masculinity and sports.”



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