Children's Day 2017: APJ Abdul Kalam's Message For Children

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Children used to call him Chachaji or Chacha Nehru, who gave special importance to Children.

Children's Day was first celebrated in 1964 after Nehru's death. The celebrations, hence, no longer are limited to organizing cultural and fun activities for children and have also become an occasion to inspire young children to become responsible citizens when they grow up.

Children's Day, also referred to as "Bal Diwas", is celebrated every year on 14 November on the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

Children's Day was first officially declared a national holiday by the Republic of Turkey in 1929 with the set date of 23 April. On this day, the State and the Central Government also make it a point to showcase children's films as part of Film festivals organized in many parts of the country. Speech competitions are also held in the school and colleges. The Children's Day marks the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Here we have Happy Children's Day 2017 Quotes, WhatsApp Status, Facebook Messages, Wishes, SMS which you can send it to your friends tell them thank you for making your childhood more awesome. The Children's Day is celebrated to promote global togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and improving children's welfare.

"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children".

"Children are great imitators".

On Chacha Nehru's birthday, my wish is for you to keep working towards an even brighter future for India. He not only loved children but engaged with them time to time.

"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about".

"Children are one-third of our population and all of our future". He also told the assembled children that they should contribute to the development of nation by using their spare time on Saturdays and Sundays to teach people in rural areas who can not read or write.

I wish each and every child in this universe a very Happy Children's Day.