In 1957, November 14 was declared Children’s Day in India by government edict. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had also established the Children’s Film Society India in 1955 so that Indian children could see themselves represented. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru believed that today’s children will make tomorrow’s India, and the way we bring them up will depend on the future of the country. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru also founded the Children’s Film Society of India in 1955 so Indian children could see themselves represented. M. O. Mathai wrote his book, My Days with Nehru, in 1979. The India of my dreams will be a true democratic country without any discrimination, without casteism, communalism and terrorism. The India of my dreams is a country on which all Indians would be proud to be an Indian. If you know more about these Indian stamps and if you are interested in miniature sheets you can visit our website Philacy.
14-11-2008: National Children’s Day. “India of My Dreams” Indian Stamp
Children’s Day is celebrated all over India to raise awareness about the education and welfare of children. On 14 November, on the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the First Prime Minister of India, on 14 November in India, education programmes for children and events are organized. On November 5, 1948, Children’s Day was observed as Flower Day by the predecessor of the India Council of Child Welfare to collect funds for the United Nations appeal for children. On July 30, 1949, Children’s Day was widely celebrated and publicized through radio, articles, etc. Kulkarni submitted a report which recommended that Pandit Nehru’s birthday be marked as Flag Day in India to collect funds for NGOs for child welfare.