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Event Detail

Celebration of Youth Day in Germany

Germany, Ministry of External Affairs

January 27, 2022

Consulate General of India, Frankfurt celebrated the National Youth Day on 12 January 2022, commemorating the 159th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand. Three young members of the Indian community in Germany, who have excelled in their respective fields, participated in a panel discussion outlining the role of youth in making a strong, vibrant, and Atmanirbhar Bharat as we celebrate Azad ka Amrit Mahotsav or 75 years of India’s independence, in particular Swamiji’s contribution in providing a spiritual foundation to the Indian freedom struggle. While Mr. Harkanwal Cheema, an automobile engineer, and entrepreneur from Aachen, elucidated the role of youth in nation-building, Ms. Vishakha Oza, a management professional, and healthcare expert highlighted Swamiji’s contribution to women’s empowerment. Mr. Aditya Lele, an IT engineer based in Frankfurt shared anecdotes about Swamiji’s life and work. The event was attended by the members of the Indian community and staff of the Consulate. It was also streamed live on the Consulate’s social media portal.