Nashik, 16 January 2024
The closing ceremony of the 27th National Youth Festival 2024 concluded with a vibrant program in Hanuman Nagar, Nashik, on January 16, 2024. Over the past five days, the festival organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports witnessed participation from around 8,000 youth across the country. Volunteers from Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and NSS (National Service Scheme) played a crucial role in making the festival successful. The event was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking Maharashtra’s hosting of the National Youth Festival after 16 years.
The concluding ceremony on Tuesday, January 16, was graced by the presence of Chief Guest, State Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Hon.Shri Sanjay Bansode, and Cabinet Minister Hon.Shri Dadaji Bhuse. Dignitaries such as Food Minister Hon.Shri Chhagan Bhujbal, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Speaker Hon. Shri Narhari Zirwal, and various MPs and MLAs attended the event.