Why is Children’s Day Celebrated
14th of November every year is celebrated as Children’s Day (popularly known as Bal Divas) in India to mark the birth anniversary of our respected and most loved first prime minister of independent India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Children called him ‘Chacha Nehru’ out of love as he loved children very much. This day also strives to create awareness in the mind of people towards the right of children towards education, freedom, and equality.
Children are considered the future of the country. It is very important to ensure that the future of the country is understands the value of education, discipline, cleanliness, respect for elders, women, and humanity. They win our hearts with their innocence acts, smiles and behaviour. It makes us realize that children are the most precious boon from the almighty God. Therefore, it is the prime duty of every individual to love and respect children.
A brief on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India was born on 14th November, 1889 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. The name of his father was Motilal Nehru and mother Swaroop Rani. He was a respected freedom fighter and a renowned great leader who led the developing country India as the first Prime minister.
From the very childhood days, he has been expert and intelligent in different subjects and areas. After completing his schooling, he went abroad to England to pursue his higher education. He returned India after completing his studies in the year 1912 and became a lawyer. He loved his country and joined the movements initiated by different freedom fighters against the British rulers in India. In 1920, he joined the Indian National Congress in 1920.
Pandit Nehru was very much impressed by the ‘Peace & Non-violence’ policies of Mahatma Gandhi. He is also respected as an admirable poet and writer. His prominent writings include Discovery of India, “Glimpses of World History”, etc. He worked for the all round development of the country throughout his life. Don’t forget to order gifts for your little juniors at Adamclick and Shopperclue.
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