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National Youth Festival 2020

Current context: The 23rd National Youth Festival 2020 is inaugurated on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh on 12th Jan 2020.
National Youth Festival 2020
  • The National Youth Festival 2020 is jointly organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and the State Government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The NYF is organised with an objective to provide a platform to the youth of the country and provide them with an opportunity to showcase their talents in various activities.
  • The government has been organising NYF since 1995.
  • It is organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India in collaboration with one of the State Governments annually.
  • It is held in a different state each year during National Youth Week, 12 to 16 January every year.
  • The birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda (12th Jan) is celebrated as National Youth Day and the week commencing from that day is known as the National Youth Week.

Question: 

Q.1 The 23rd National Youth Festival 2020 is jointly organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and the State Government of __________?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Arunachal Pradesh
d. Assam
National Youth Festival 2020 National Youth Festival 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 12, 2020 Rating: 5

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