Childrens Day 2021: You must know these five things related to Children's Day
The day of November 14, which we know as Children's Day. Children's Day is celebrated every year on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. Children used to affectionately call him Chacha Nehru. That is why this day has a lot of importance for children. Tributes are paid to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on this day and many programs are organized in his memory on this day. From school to many different educational institutions, different programs are organized on the day of Children's Day and prizes are also given to the children. Meaning this day is very special for children overall. But how much do you know about Children's Day? You will say probably everything, but there are some things that we are going to tell you and you must know them this Children's Day. You can learn more about this in the next slides...
Even though you know that Children's Day is celebrated on 14 November every year, but before 1964, Children's Day was celebrated on 20 November and this day has been marked by the United Nations. At the same time, for the first time in India, Children's Day was celebrated in the year 1956.
A resolution was brought in the Parliament of India to celebrate Children's Day on 14 November instead of 20 November, in which it was mentioned that this date should be changed. After this, passing this resolution, the date of Children's Day was changed and since then it was celebrated on 14 November every year.
When Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru died in the year 1964, after that it was decided to celebrate this day as Children's Day and 14 November was chosen for it.
There are about 50 countries in the world that celebrate Children's Day on June 1. While there are most countries, which still celebrate Children's Day on 20 November every year.
Britain is the only country where Children's Day is not celebrated. At the same time, there is no public holiday in India on 14 November. However, many cultural activities and programs are organized in schools on this day.