Belagavi: This time, Hubballi-Dharwad twin cities will play host to National Youth Festival organised on January 12 in connection with the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, and it will be opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
Speaking to reporters after a preliminary meeting of the National Youth Festival here on Wednesday, he said around 7,500 representatives from all the States will participate in the youth festival. Instructions are given to make proper boarding and lodging facilities for the delegates, and also to prepare the platforms. “We are thankful to PM Modi and Union Youth Empowerment Minister Anurag Thakur for giving an opportunity to Karnataka to host this youth festival”.
The meeting was attended by Union Minister Pralhad Joshi, Karnataka ministers Narayanagowda, R.Ashok, Byrati Basavaraj and Dr.C.N.Ashwath Narayana, Chief Secretary Vandita Sharma, and others.