Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh): India is the world's young country, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday.
India is world's young country: Yogi Adityanath
He was addressing 22nd National Youth Festival on the grounds of the Gautam Budh University. The festival was organised on the occasion of Swami Vivekanand Jayanti.
He also said that the huge participation of girls in the festival is an example of women empowerment in India.
"It is good to see girls' attendance in the mahotsav is more than 50 percent. This is an emerging image of India. Women empowerment inspires us," the chief minister said.
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Dr Mahesh Sharma were also present on the occasion.