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Children's Corner

Ritwick Sinha, Class-III,
Don Bosco Sr. Sec. School, Guwahati.

Children’s Day is universally celebrated every year on November 20. In India, this day has been preponed to November 14, because the date marks the birth anniversary of the freedom fighter and independent India’s first Prime Minister, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Children’s Day in Hindi is known as Bal Diwas.

Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad. His father, Motilal Nehru was a famous lawyer of his time. His mother’s name was Swaroop Rani. Jawaharlal Nehru was the maker of modern India. As a child, he was brilliant, kind, and was loved by all. As he grew up, he became the beloved of all the children, and they called him ‘Chacha Nehru’. He said that children are the future of a nation and the citizens of tomorrow. He felt that children are the strength of a country.

As a tribute to this great man and his love for children, his birthday is celebrated all over India as Children’s Day. Schools celebrate this day by organising various cultural programmes. Special functions are held to honour children all over the country. Various competitions like quiz, fancy dress competitions, etc., are organised on this day. Therefore, Children’s Day is a very special day, for us all.

Courtesy: Planet Young, The Assam Tribune, on 12-11-09

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  1. Excellent---------------excellent----- carry on baby---carry on.

  2. Thank u Ananta, on behalf of Ritwick Sinha


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