Significance of Children’s Day

Happy children’s day everyone! Yes, Children’s day is for kids but I am sure all of us do wish to go back to those golden days and enjoy the tension free days. So, this wish is for that little kid who is still inside us.  If you are wondering what is the story behind Children’s Day and why is it celebrated? Read on!

It was during a world conference for the general well being of children in 1925, that an idea of observing a particular day for the children was proclaimed. United Nations suggested 20th November as the Universal Children’s Day. It was established to encourage all countries to institute a day, to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and also to initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of the world’s children, and bring awareness to all the children around the globe who have been subjected to violence in the forms of abuse, exploitation and discrimination.

In India, Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th Nov, in the honor of Shri Jawar Lal Nehru, who was a great leader and the first prime minister of India. He worked passionately for the welfare of children and the youth soon after independence. He was passionate about welfare, education, and development of children in India. Pt. Nehru was very fond of children and thus became popular as Chacha Nehru among his young admirers.

The real essence of children’s day is to understand the importance of childhood in our lives. The principles and disciplines learned as a child are responsible for what he or she becomes in the future, thus childhood should be celebrated. This day is a reminder to all the adults about children’s right to enjoy their childhood without any boundaries and to be given basic education for a better life.

Make this Children’s Day special by gifting your little one a special something, which would become her favorite in no time, browse through Voylla.com’s Kids collection and enjoy a special discount on this special day.

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Shuchi K

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