Children’s Day 2018
Children’s Day 2018 will be celebrated at Wednesday, on 14th of November.
Children’s day (also known as Bal Divas) in India is celebrated every year on 14th of November to increase the awareness of people towards the rights, care and education of children. Children are the key of success and development of the country as they would lead their country in different and new technological way. They are adorable and shine same like the precious pearls. Children are the God gifts to their parents by the almighty. They are innocent, admirable, pure and loved by everyone.
14th of November (birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru) has been set to celebrate as children’s day all over the India. 14th of November is the birth date of the first Indian prime minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. He became the prime minister of India just after the independence of India. The Children’s Day is celebrated every year to let the people specially parents aware about the importance of celebrating this day.
Why Children’s Day is Celebrated
The birthday of Chacha Nehru, a great Indian leader, is celebrated as Children’s Day. He worked great for the well being of children as well as youngsters after the independence of India. He worked so much for the education, progress and welfare of the children of India. He was very affectionate towards children and became famous as Chacha Nehru among them. For the progress and development of the youth of India, he had established various educational institutions such as Indian Institutes of Technology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Indian Institutes of Management.
He made a five year plan which includes free primary education, free meals including milk to the school children in order to prevent children from malnutrition in India. The deep love and fervor of Chacha Nehru towards the children is the big reason of celebrating the Children’s Day at his birthday anniversary.
The childhood is the great moments in the life of everybody which should be necessarily given a right track to become successful in the future as an asset of the country. Without the right track they may miss living a good life. This can be done only by giving a right education, care and way to progress.
About Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a great leader of India and led the India as a first prime minister of India just after getting the independence in 1947. He was born on 14th of November in the year 1889 to the renowned lawyer, Mr. Motilal Nehru and Swaroop Rani in the Allahabad. Because of being very brilliant he was named as Jawaharlal. He got his later education from the England and after returning to India he started helping Indians and struggle for independence of India. After independence of the India he became the first prime minister of the India. He was also a great poet; some of his famous writings are ‘Glimpses of World History’, ‘Discovery of India’ and etc.
He was really fond of children as well as roses that’s he said that children are like the buds of the garden. He said that children are the country’s actual strength as they would make developed society in future.
Children’s Day Celebration
Children’s day is celebrated every year with a lots organized programs including cultural and fun activities all over the India. Government and non government organizations, schools, NGOs, private bodies and other conducts variety of competitions as well as events for the children to let them known about their rights and make them happy and cheer. TV channels also demonstrate the interesting programs for the children on 14th of November.
Parents take part in this event very enthusiastically to make their children happy; they distribute gifts, greeting cards to their sons and daughters. They go on picnic, long drive and enjoy the day with party.
How to Celebrate Children’s Day
- Children are distributed gifts and chocolates.
- Varieties of competitions are organized like fancy dress, debates, speech related to the freedom fighters, country, storytelling and quizzes.
- Cultural and social programs like singing, dancing and entertaining with other musical instruments.
- Orphan children can be entertained by distributing the clothes, toys, musical instruments, stationery, books, and etc.
- Organizing some programs related to the freedom fighters.
- Organizing some game activities including puzzle, sweet and sugar treasure hunt and etc.
- Underprivileged children are entertained by organizing musical programs by famous musician and speech on health, care and progress.
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In my school too Children’s Day is celebrated very gaily. All the students wait for this day eagerly. We have no studies that day and wear our colorful dresses to the school instead of our uniforms. The teachers spend weeks in preparing a cultural programme for us.
This year the programme was very good and we children loved every minute of it. A group of teachers dressed in colorful sarees sang a welcome song. Then there was a very funny parody teaching us. After that our teachers danced to a Punjabi folk song.
But the best item of all was a short skit that they staged. To our surprise, we saw a group of nine or ten young teachers running up to the stage in the school uniform. They showed a typical classroom scene in which all the student are talking and the teacher is scolding them. It made us realise how much we really pester our teachers in the classroom. It also made us laugh till our sides ached.
There were one or two songs more and then the teachers came on stage to tell us how much they loved us and how they enjoyed being our teachers. We were all very moved. They also distributed sweets to us.
All the students were talking about how special this Children’s Day was for us. We enjoyed it very much and school more.