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Children's Day celebrated in Agartala
PHOTO : Children paying tribute to the statue of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

AGARTALA, November 14 (TIWN): "Children are like precious gems. Understand the significance of children's day which is celebrated on 14th November in India", said Minister for school education Tapan Chakraborty while speaking in the inaugural ceremony of Children’s day at Umakanta Academy here today. Minister for school education Tapan Chakraborty also offered floral tributes to a statue of Pandit Jawharlal Nehru in front of U.K. Academy on the occasion of the latter’s 125 on birth anniversary.

"Children are adorable. They are like divine gifts that parents get from the almighty. Their eyes are full of innocence. They smile when they receive love and admiration, they cry when it is their first day at school away from their parents, they giggle when they mingle with their buddies, and they signify nothing but the pure and faithful love. They truly symbolize god," the minister added.

In Tripura Children's Day celebrated with a range of innovative and fun filled activities at schools that seems much as a festival. Various competitions, Children's Day poems, dance and feast is organized by schools and community groups to mark the event and make it a special day for children to enjoy childhood. Additionally, the events and activities of Children's Day festival also focus to identify the education, recreation, health, cultural, economic and social needs of children.

Children’s day (also known as Bal Divas) in India is celebrated every year on 14th of November to increase the awareness of people towards the rights, care and education of children. Children are the key of success and development of the country as they would lead their country in different and new technological way. They are adorable and shine same like the precious pearls. Children are the God gifts to their parents by the almighty. They are innocent, admirable, pure and loved by everyone.

Children's Day coincides with the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (November 14, 1889 - May 27, 1964), first Prime Minister of India after Independence, and so is observed in a grand way. This celebration commemorates Jawaharlal Nehru for his affection towards children and faith that education of children could propel the country's progress.  The birthday of Chacha Nehru, a great Indian leader, is celebrated as Children’s Day. He worked great for the well being of children as well as youngsters after the independence of India. He worked so much for the education, progress and welfare of the children of India. He was very affectionate towards children and became famous as Chacha Nehru among them. For the progress and development of the youth of India, he had established various educational institutions such as Indian Institutes of Technology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Indian Institutes of Management.

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