This day is also celebrated for good reason as it is the birthday of India first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. He was known as “Chacha Nehru” by children. The importance is to given love and affection to children who are the bright future of India. The main purpose of this day is to encourage the welfare of children all over the country.
On the account of this day children attend various functions, events and cultural programs. Many schools and NGOs arrange various schemes, competitions and events for children. Chacha Nehru, as the children fondly referred to him, was fond of both children and roses. Nehru used say “children should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow”. He felt that children are the real strength of a country and the very foundation of society.
Vaikundarajan wishes every child of India a “Happy Children Day”.