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Barak Valley celebrates Children's Day

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT

Silchar, Nov 14: Children’s Day has been celebrated in the schools of Barak Valley. A large number of schools celebrated Children’s Day and decorate its walls with balloons and festoons. The schools celebrated the occasion along with teachers, students, staff and parents. November 14 is celebrated as Children’s Day as Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India was born on this day. As he was favourite among the kids, he was fondly addressed as ‘Chacha Nehru’. This day is celebrated commemorating the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru. Silchar District Congress Committee (I) also paid tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary by paying floral tributes to his portrait at the party office today. Karnendu Bhattacharjee, president, District Congress Committee (I) hoisted the part flag which was followed by paying floral tributes to the statue of the late Prime Minister. A number of leaders and party members paid their tributes in the fond memory of Jawaharlal. A discussion session on tiol integrity and the role of Jawaharlal Nehru in the economic development of the country was also held in the meeting hall of the party office.

The meeting, presided by Karnendu Bhattacharjee, was attended by a number of frontline leaders and party members, Kishore Bhattacharjee, Sujon Dutta, Sanchita Acharjee, Simanta Bhattacharjee, Sanjeev Roy, Partha Sarathi Roy and Paratha Ranjan Chakraborty.

They spoke at length about Nehru’s political acumen and fine statesmanship. Pandit Nehru, a central figure in Indian politics, was born on November 14, 1889 at Allahabad to Motilal Nehru and Swarupani Thussu.

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