Significance of Children's Day or Bal Divas in India

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Children are said to be clays which can be moulded and shaped as we want. What children do is the reflection of what they have been taught by their parents, family, friends and the society as a whole.

Today, 14th November, is celebrated as Children's day also known as Bal Divas in India in memory of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. 14Th November is the birth date of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and it is declared as Children's day all over India. It is also celebrated every year to increase the awareness of people towards the education, care and rights of the children.

Children are the future and development of the country as they will lead their country in different and new technological way. Children are the God gifts who are innocent, admirable, pure and loved by everyone.

The birthday of Chacha Nehru, as he was lovingly called, is celebrated as Children's day because he loved children and worked hard for their well being after the independence, when he was made the Prime Minister of India. For the progress and development of the youngsters of India, he had established various educational institutions.

In order to prevent malnourishment in children in India he made a five year plan which includes free meals including milk as well as free primary education to the school children. He was very fond of children as well as roses and he often compared children to be like the buds in the garden. He said that children are the country’s actual strength as they would make developed society in future.

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