Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

UAE Exchange India Celebrates Children's Day

UAE Exchange India Celebrates Children's Day

Nehru's birthday in India is also celebrated as Children's Day.

Paying floral tributes to Pt Nehru on his birth anniversary at Punjab Congress Bhawan here, the PPCC chief said the former Prime Minister's visionary and dynamic approach made India a front runner country in the world.

Today is also 128th birth anniversary of country's first PM, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

"Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary", the Prime Minister tweeted.

On the occasion of Children's Day on Tuesday, major e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Paytm and others have announced luring offers for kids at never-seen-before prices.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is campaigning in Gujarat, also tweeted, "Today we remember a brilliant compassionate man".

"There are few things in life we can not buy - one such thing is childhood". Before his death, Happy Children's day was celebrated on 20th November as per the United Nations. And since 1964, India celebrates the birthday of its favourite "Chacha" as Children's Day. Besides his political skills, Pandit Nehru is remembered for his affection for children and is fondly called Chacha Nehru.

Nehru was sworn in as the Prime Minister on August 15, 1947, when India gained independence from Britain.

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