The city-based Maratha Mandal's N.G. Halgekar Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre celebrated National Youth Day here on Wednesday to mark the 148th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

Swami Raghveshananda Maharaj, Swami Tadyuktananda Maharaj and Swami Yukteshananda Maharaj from the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram here, president of the Maratha Mandal Rajshree N. Halgekar, principal of the institute Ramakant S. Nayak, Swami Tadyuktananda Maharaj and Swami Yukteshananda Maharaj were present.

Prizes and scholarships were awarded to meritorious students. Swami Raghaveshananda Maharaj released the college magazine Sparsh on the occasion.

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