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Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November every year across the country. It is the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country. On the occasion of Children’s Day, various programs and activities are organized in schools and colleges across the country. Children are also given gifts at various places. They are made aware about child rights on this day. Education, health, culture are very important for children because these children are our future. The United Nations declared Children’s Day on 20th November 1954 and in India too, Children’s Day was celebrated on 20th November. However, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru died on 27 May 1964. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru loved children very much.
International Children’s Day is celebrated on 20 November. In 1959, the United Nations General Assembly also declared the rights of the child. Child rights are divided into four different parts. These include right to life, right to protection, right to participation and right to development. There are many countries where Children’s Day is celebrated on different days instead of 20 November. It is celebrated on June 1 in many countries. Children’s Day is celebrated on 4th April in China, 1st July in Pakistan, and 2nd Sunday of June in America. Additionally, Children’s Day is celebrated on August 30 in Britain, May 5 in Japan, and September 20 in West Germany.
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