Children’s Day 2021 | World Famous Day
Children’s Day is a very famous day for children and it is celebrated on 14th November, the birth anniversary day of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was fondly called by children as Chacha Nehru because they respected and loved him. Many types of competitions are organized for children in schools on this special day. Such as sports, jumping, essay writing, poetry writing, speech, etc. This famous day is only for the children and about their rights. Here we would like to update you that, Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November in India, whereas International Children’s Day is celebrated on 20th November.
This day is celebrated all over India by government and non-government organizations, schools, private bodies, and other organizations. Many competitive programs are also organized by various organizations so that children can know about their rights and make their life happy. Many programs are also edited by TV channels on this date. The parents of the children participate in the celebrations with their children, give them gifts, and enjoy the celebrations together.
History of Children’s Day:-
This special day is celebrated world widely. In the year 1925, the first Children’s Day was celebrated and in 1953 this day received recognition as the Children’s Day all over the world. This day is celebrated in every country but the method of celebrating it, is different in every country, although the UN had announced to celebrate this day on 20 November. In India, it is celebrated on 14 November. In some countries, it is celebrated only on 20 November.
When is Children’s Day in 2021:-
On the occasion of this special day, we have seen a special celebration and official holiday in India, and Children’s Day is falling on 14th November 2021.
Why is Children’s Day celebrated?:-
Children’s Day is celebrated in memory of our first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s birth anniversary. India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was fondly called by children as Chacha Nehru because they respected and loved him. Chacha Nehru was also very fond of children and he always liked to be among them, that is why his birth anniversary is celebrated as Children’s Day.
Jawaharlal Nehru used to tell that the children are the future of the country. He once said that today’s children will make tomorrow’s India. He has always emphasized the importance of children’s education. Chacha Nehru also has a very important role in the establishment many of educational institutions, schools, and colleges in India. Jawaharlal Nehru died in the year 1964. Before his death, this day was celebrated on 20 November. Since 1964, This day was celebrated every year in the country on 14th November, the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru.
How is Children’s Day celebrated?-
On the day of November 14, many programs are organized for the intellectual and physical development of children. Various types of competitions are held in the schools in which there are programs like music, dance, exercise, painting exhibition and drama by the children. On Children’s day, all the classes are decorated with colourful balloons. In this program, children display different arts by wearing colourful clothes. Poems and patriotic poems are also presented. On this occasion, fancy dress competition is also organized in schools in which children participate as Mahatma Gandhi and Chacha Nehru.
For such children who do not have parents, some organizations come forward and celebrate Children’s Day by providing the necessary things for them. Charity programs are also run by famous industrialists in India for the development of children, whose money is spent on the education and health of children, and on Children’s Day, collective decisions are taken for their future in a big way. In many competitions organized at various places, the children who win at the end are given small prizes by the school or institution, in which sweets and chocolates are the main ones. Many toys, sweets, and other fun things are also gifted to the children by the parents at home on the occasion of this day. Many TV channels also present interesting stories for children on this day.
Importance of Children’s Day:-
Children’s day is not just a day but it is a day to encourage all those children who are deprived of education, health, and other pleasures due to poverty and hunger. Due to this festival which is dedicated to children, the eyes of all the people of the country fall on those children who are directly related to the future of the country.
In order to give a new direction to the innocent children being pushed into child labor, the government brings new laws, under which the main focus is on education and health. Through this beautiful day, people all over the country are awakened towards providing the best education to the children by focusing on their condition and problems.
What is Children’s Day?:-
The birthday of the first Prime Minister of India has been dedicated to the most precious asset of the society i.e. children, which is called Children’s Day. This day is an Indian National Festival which is dedicated to children. It is celebrated to mainly focus the attention of the people on the care and education of the rights of children of all classes in the country.
Jawaharlal Nehru considered children as the golden future of the country and used to awaken people for their development. He said that children are the main key to the development and success of the country. Even after so many years of independence, there are many poor children who do not get a proper upbringing and education and due to poverty, they have to work since childhood. The day of November 14 is to encourage every child who has been away from education and development due to one reason or the other.
Importance of Children’s Day in the present scenario:-
Organizing a speech on this day, Essay on it, this is a far ahead topic than the programs organized on Children’s Day. The basic reason for starting Children’s Day was to acknowledge the needs of children, fulfil them, protect their rights and prevent their exploitation so that the proper development of children can take place. But this day has become just a formality for schools, government, and private institutions, government departments, due to which a large part of Indian children are victims of exploitation in the age of reading, playing, and they are forced to work as labour in factories, shops, hotels, etc.
Because of such incidents and conditions, child trafficking can be seen and heard very often. Unless government rules are strictly followed and relief and rehabilitation measures are not taken, the country will continue to suffer through formal events on the occasion of Children’s Day and deprived of basic facilities, the exploited childhood will continue to sob. To make Children’s Day meaningful, all sections of the society and the government machinery have to be sensitive and come forward to contribute towards improving the future of the country.