Friday, 18 January 2019


National Youth Day is celebrated in India every year on 12th January on the birth anniversary of great spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda’s words are the source of inspiration for all. National Youth Day was declared by Indian Government on 12th January 1984. It has been celebrated throughout India since 1985.
  Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya celebrated its annual day on 12th January 2019 with great enthusiasm. The function started at 2.15 P.M. with lighting the lamp ceremony by the special guest Dr.S.Subramania Pillai, M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D.,D.Litt, Principal of Arignar Anna College of Arts and Science, Aralvaimozhi and Sri Bala Krishnan, Campus Manager of Vivekananda Kendra.
            The programme was compered by Smt.P.Jeya,Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. On the happiest occasion, we initiated our programme by an invocation which was sung by 9th standard girls of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri.S.AbrahamLingom, the Principal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, parents, staff and students. He presented the annual report which summarized our school’s targets, educational practices and achievements.
            The academic toppers as well as extra-curricular activity toppers were honoured by giving prizes. The prizes were given by the special guest, Administrative officer of Vivekananda Kendra and the Manager of Vivekananda Kendra. Kum.Kalaivani, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya read out the name of the winners.

            Dr.S.Subramania Pillai as our special guest addressed the gathering. He reminded that the meeting between the king Sri.BaskaraSethupathi and Swami Vivekananda and also mentioned how Swamiji got a golden opportunity to visit Chicago for delivering his spiritual address. He mentioned the visit of Adhi Shankara to Kanyakumari who wrote Soundaryalahari on Devi Kanyakumari. He praised our Indian culture and civilization. He quoted Gandhiji’s teaching that the education through value is real education. He advised the students to obey the teachers and parents’ role in the society. He expressed that education must preach the discipline and teachers should shape the students in well manner. He advised the students to utilize the library and avoid using cellphones. He insisted the students to fix their goal and develop their confidence. He specified the essential of punctuality in students’ life.He told that the parents should co-operate with the teachers in students’ education and they should give a great atmosphere for studying . He congratulated the Principal, the students and teachers of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya who act as a vital part of our Vidyalaya. 
The Principal presented the memento to the honourable special guest.  Vote of thanks was proposed by smt.K.G.Sariga, Vice Principal of V.K.V. The programme ended with kendra prayer at 6.15 P.M.

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