Here's why India celebrates Children's Day on November 14

Here's why India celebrates Children's Day on November 14

While, the occasion is a way of remembering the first Prime Minister of the country, it is also an occasion to celebrate children and acknowledge their position as the future of the nation.

While many wish that the child within us never dies. For his fond love towards children, he got the title of Chacha Nehru or Chacha Ji. But after his death, it was unanimously made a decision to celebrate his birthday as Children's Day.

Children's day is celebrated all over in the world to adore the innocence of a child, to make them feel special for their role for the future. The universal children's day was celebrated on 20th November, But after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964 India chose to celebrate Children's day on 14th November.

Indian today paid homage to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary. Most schools hold many competitions & cultural performance for Children's on this day. He even outlined the guarantee of free and compulsory primary education for India's children in his five-year plan and oversaw mass village enrollment programmes and the construction of schools.

Children's day quotes are the best to share with friends on this day.

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. Worldwide children's day is celebrated on 1st of June and 20th of November is celebrated as universal children's day.

The Universal Children's Day is also celebrated to make them aware about how children across the world have experienced violence in forms of abuse, exploitation and discrimination.