November 14th is one of the most awaited days on the Indian calendar for the joy and childlike fun it brings along with it. However, Children’s Day 2016 forces us to think about the man behind the day. We are, of course, talking about Chacha Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was famous for his comparison between children and buds in a garden, said that both had to be nurtured very carefully.
One of the key philosophies that drove Jawaharlal Nehru was that children were the pillars on which the future of the country rested. It was to honour his dedication and passion for you minds that led to the day of 14th November, Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birthday, being celebrated as the much-loved Children’s day in India.
Here are 11 powerful quotes from Jawaharlal Nehru, the man who was one of the key person in strengthening the pillars of the Indian democracy :