Importance, Significance & History of Children’s Day

Children in India smile and celebrate Children’s Day as the day is especially dedicated to children. November 14th is celebrated as Children’s Day or the Bal Diwas in our country. Children’s day is also celebrated to recall the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru who is the 1st prime minister of India. Let’s take a look at the importance, significance, and History of Children’s Day.

Importance, significance, and History of Children’s Day:

The First Prime Minister of India was known for his affection and love for children. Jawaharlal Nehru who is also known as Chacha Nehru said “The children of today will make India of Tomorrow. He added the way we bring up children will determine the future of India.   Chacha Nehru played a major role in establishing one of the best colleges in India.

Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birthdate was decided as the Children’s Day and is being celebrated every year on November 14th.

Schools and colleges organize sports and other programs such as competitions, cultural events, and Plays. Sweets and books are distributed to kids.

Children’s days remind us that every child deserves education, nurturing and the best of everything as children are the future of the nation.

Children’s Day Quotes:

The Children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The way we bring them up will determine the future of the country.


Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.


Children do not think of differences amongst themselves.


There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear. Life is like a game of cards.


Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.  


Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.   


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On Children’s Day schools and colleges host cultural programs, events and conduct sports competition. Teachers also participate in these functions to show their love for children.

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