The name Children's Day is a very familiar name in most parts of the world. Along with that day, Nehru Jayanti is one name that needs equal importance.

It was due to the focus that Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru gave to the younger generation, that today the children of India stay educated, and have room for improvement in life. So, give thanks to the man who initiated this great thought!

Nehru Jayanti 2019 is on November 14 Thursday

3 months and 21 days to go for the event

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Jawaharlal Nehru on the right

Who was Jawaharlal Nehru?

Jawaharlal Nehru is lovingly called as Chachaji or Chacha Nehru by children in India. He was the first Indian Prime Minister who loved children and never minded going that extra mile trying to express his affection to these energetic youngsters,

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru believed that ‘The children of today will be the India of tomorrow. The way we bring them up will determine the future of the country.’

He was a leader who wanted the lives of children to improve over time. For this, he emphasised that the government and society should focus on the welfare, nutrition, education and overall development of every girl and boy child. 

Children should be protected from the evils of exploitation and discrimination wherever they are and in whichever place they reside and belong to.

The Importance of Nehru Jayanti

It is the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and that is also celebrated as the India Children's Day. 

Until 1964, Children Day was just an International day. But after the death of Nehru,  people in India decided that India should have her very own Children Day and that is how the Indian Children's Day was born.

He was a man of substance and wanted people to improve in both thought and deed.  He dreamt of an India that was developed and that is has been laying a stable foundation for India ever since.

He took part actively in the development of the famous educational institutions within India. An evidence of his dreams and hard work can be seen in the Indian Institutes of Technology, AIIMS, and even the management schools of today.

November 14th is indeed a huge tribute for his actions and plans that helped build a better world for the Indian youth of today.

 

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Nehru Jayanti festival dates between 2016 & 2026

YearDate
2016Monday, 14th of November
2017Tuesday, 14th of November
2018Wednesday, 14th of November
2019Thursday, 14th of November
2020Saturday, 14th of November
2021Sunday, 14th of November
2022Monday, 14th of November
2023Tuesday, 14th of November
2024Thursday, 14th of November
2025Friday, 14th of November
2026Saturday, 14th of November

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