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The birthday of which of the leader in India is observed as Children's day?
1. Mahatma Gandhi
2. S. Radhakrishnan
3. Rajiv Gandhi
4. Jawaharlal Nehru

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Jawaharlal Nehru

The correct answer is Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • 14 November - Children’s Day.
    • It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
    • He was born on 14 November 1889.
    • Jawaharlal Nehru had immense love, care, and affection for children and so, they call him Chacha Nehru.

Jawaharlal Nehru
  • He was independent India’s first Prime Minister; he assumed the office in 1947.
  • He was the first Prime minister of India. He also India's longest-serving prime minister (15-Aug-1947 to 27-May-1964).
  • Jawaharlal Nehru along with Srinivasa Iyengar and Subhash Chandra Bose founded the Independence for India League in the year 1928 which put forth the demand for complete independence.
  • His birth anniversary is celebrated as 'Children's Day' in India because of his advocacy for the cause of children's education. He was popularly called Chacha Nehru by children.
  • Books were written by him: The Discovery of India, Letters from a Father to his Daughter, Glimpses of World History, etc.
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Mahatma Gandhi said “Sanitation is more important than political independence,” while leading a non-violent movement for India’s independence in 1947.
  • In a speech entitled, "Do or Die (Karo ya Maro)," given on by Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Mahatma Gandhi was the first person whose picture was depicted on free India’s stamp in 1948.
  • Books written by him are The Story of my Experiments with Truth, Hind Swaraj, Ashram Observances in action, India of My Dreams.
S. Radhakrishnan
  • He was the first Vice President of India and the Second President of India and an educationist at heart.
  • Teachers' Day in India is celebrated on 5th September to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
Rajiv Gandhi
  • Rajiv Gandhi was the youngest Prime Minister of India in 1984. By profession, he was a Pilot.
  • He became the third generation in his family after his maternal grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru and mother Indira Gandhi to become a Prime Minister of India.
  • On 20 August every year, the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is observed as Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day.

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