In different part of the world, on different dates Children`s day is celebrated. The day is celebrated to honor children globally.
The day is basically observed to promote objectives defined for the wellbeing of children.
The universal children`s day is not only for celebration, but to bring an understanding to children around the world about the misfortune and miserable life which is a disgrace to the society.
In India, Children`s day is celebrated on 14th November in remembrance with the birthday of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was very fond of children and loved them very much. He always preferred to be amongst them and be one like them and in turn children also liked being with him. He was commonly called as Chacha Nehru by the students.
November 14th is celebrated across India in a benefitting manner. People gather at the Shanti Bhavan to offer homage. Wreaths are placed at the Samadhi and prayers are offered. Schools organize different cultural programs where children display their talent. There would be prizes for the participants and then the programs would be concluded with the National Anthem.
To know why Children`s day is celebrated in remembrance of Jawaharlal Nehru, one needs to know the great man. He was born on November 14, 1889 to an renowned lawyer Motilal Nehru and his wife Swaroop Rani. Jawaharlal Nehru was a very intelligent and soft hearted boy. He had deep love for children and believed that they should be nurtured from a very young age as they are the citizens for tomorrow and future of the nation who would build a great nation. .
As a tribute to this great man Children’s day is being celebrated on 14th November of every year., to keep to keep the memory of the great leader the builder of modern India and emulate his patriotism and other qualities.