Children’s Day greetings

ITANAGAR, Nov 13: Governor BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have extended their warm greetings to all the children of the state on the occasion of Children’s Day, which commemorates the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Conveying his greetings, Khandu said, “Bal Diwas is a day to increase awareness about the rights and educationof children. Jawahar Lal Nehru, popular among children as Chacha Nehru often said that children should always be carefully andlovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and thecitizens of tomorrow.”
Khandu appealed to elders, parents and teachers to take inspiration from theday and work in tandem to nurture, care and show the children theright path of life not only in education but also on moral values.
Heexpressed optimism that every school in the state will organize fun and motivational events to mark the day so that while the children get the attention they deserve, elders realize their responsibilities towards them.
In his message to the people on the occasion, the governor said that every adult in the nation owes it to her or his child to provide her or him with the best facilities to grow up in a healthy and happy atmosphere.
“The Constitution of India lays down under Part IVA, Fundamental Duties, Article 51A, Sub Article (K), for every parent or guardian, to provide opportunities for education to his child or, as the case may be, ward between the age of six and fourteen years. By providing our children with good education and opportunities to harness their potential and imbibe good values, we can make every child a contributing citizen of our state and country. Good upbringing of our children, nurtures a better tomorrow for all,” the governor said while stating that “the present national leadership envisages care for the children as a national priority. Let us, this day resolve to do it.” (PRO to Raj Bhavan/ CMO)