Children’s day is special day for the children. Children's day, in hindi known as "Bal Diwas". It is celebrated annually to honour children all around the globe. It also commemorates the period of childhood. Children are loved by everybody and they win people's heart by their beautiful faces and innocent smile. Every child is precious and deserves a better childhood.
Every year it is celebrated on 14th November. 14th November is an important date in Indian history because on this day the birthday of first Indian prime minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru falls. After his death his birthday is celebrated on 14th November. He was very fond of children. 14th November is also a tribute for his love to the children. If you go back in the history you would find Pandit Nehru's most famous pictures with children. He stressed the importance of giving love and affection to children. He was also called Chacha Nehru by the children. He though that the childhood greatest time in a person's life is when they are a child because they are protected, carefree and fun loving.
Children's day seems much as a festival in schools. Schools organise special functions for the children. Various activities are organised on this auspicious day. Various competitions like quizzes, fancy dress competitions, elocutions and feasts are organised. The purpose behind these set of activities is to engage the children in fun. Children are also taken for a movie and lunch. Children’s also receive gift from their parents. People also donate books, toys, clothes, food and time and visit orphanages, children's hospitals and NGOs.
The children are the real strength of a country and the very foundation of society. They are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow.