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Children’s day Celebration in India On 14th November | Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birthday

Children's day Celebration in India On 14th November | Jawaharlal Nehru's Birthday

Children's day Celebration in India On 14th November | Jawaharlal Nehru's Birthday

Children's Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. It is celebrated on 14 November every year on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru also called 'Chacha Nehru'. Jawahar Lal Nehru is often cited as saying that children should always be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow.

History - The celebration of Children's Day in India has its roots back to 1959. Prior to the death of Jawaharlal Nehru, India was celebrating Children's Day on November 20 (the date observed as Universal Children's Day by the United Nations). After the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964, it was unanimously decided to celebrate his birthday as Children's Day in India.

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