Tuesday, 14 November 2017



We are celebrating Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's Birthday as Children's Day. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born in the year 1889,November 14.He is the First Prime Minister of Our Country. We call him as "Chacha Nehru" and kids call him as " Nehru Mama".He loves Children most. Prior 1964 we celebrated Universal Children's Day on November 20. Then after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru we started celebrating Children's Day on November 14.

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had trust on children to make India a Proud Nation.

Wordings of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru :

" The Children of today will make the India of tomorrow" "Children do not think of differences amongst themselves"" I may not have enough time for adults, but I have enough time for children"

Jawaharlal Nehru married Kamla Kaul in 1916., and Indira Priyadharshini is there daughter.
Jawaharlal Nehru was a Prolific writer in English and wrote several books which includes "The Discovery of India" "Glimpses of World History" and his Biography "Towards Freedom"
A collection of letters he had written to his Daughter later become a book called"Letters form a Father to His Daughter"

We are giving many gifts to our children during different occassions. But for Children's Day we need to gift good deeds and teach them how to live. We should also motivate them to be responsible Citizen in Future. 

5 books to cultivate reading habits in young children

1. Harry Potter: This book was written by J.K. Rowling. Books are not just reading, It develops tolerance and empathy. Harry potter book makes children Empathetic and reduce prejudices among themselves.

2. George's Secret key to the Universe: This book was written by Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking and Christophe Galfard and published in the year 2007. The book was followed by Sequels George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt in 2009,George and the Big Bang in 2011,  George and the Unbreakable code in 2014 and George and the Blue Moon in 2016. These books are for children  aged 9 and above. They can easily understand about the Universe.

3. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: This book has 100 stories about Extraordinary women from Past and Present. It also has Illustration done by 60 artists from around the world. This book features icons such as Frida Kahlo, Virginia Woolf, Jane Goodall, Serena Williams among others. It helps children  to understand and enable them to learn and appreciate women as equal from a young age.

4. Swami and Friends: This boow was written by R.K. Narayanan. The book narrates the story of young boy Swami and his Friends. The story is set in the Fictional town of Malgudi. Its about simple pleasures of life and innocent friendship among young boy.

5. The Room on the Roof: This book was written  by Ruskin Bond. This book is about Rusty a seventeen year old Orphaned boy Anglo-Indian, Who is forced to live with Mr. Harrison in the European Area of Dehradun, But his stern behaviour forces him to run away. He then makes friends with Indian boys, who find him a job.

Another gem of a person who loves  children and trust them for the development of the nation is :

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam: Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam( 15-Oct-1931 to 27-July-2015) was the 11th President of India from 2002-2007. He received many awards Such as

1. Padhma Bushan-1981
2. Padhma Vibushan-1990
3. Bharat Ratna - 1997
4. Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration-1997
5.Veer Savarkar Award-1998
6. Ramanujan Award-2000
7. King Charles II Medal-2007
8. International Von Karman Wings Award-2009
9. Hoover Medal-2009
10. IEEE Honorary Membership-2011.

 He is a Scientist who makes the entire world to look back at our nation. He invented many Missals for the security of our nation. He spent a lot of  time with the children. After his retirement he spent his Saturday and Sunday at the rural area and taught the students who cannot read and write.

Quotes of Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam:

You have to dream before your dreams can come true.

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole university is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best of those who dream and work.

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

The books written By Dr. a.P.J. Abdul Kalam was an Inspiration of the development of the Nation.

He believe that children would make his dream come true.

 Happy Children's Day -Children are the developers of the Future nation.


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