68th birthday of Mr. Nehru was celebrated in New Delhi with great enthusiasm. The whole?
68th birthday of Mr. Nehru was celebrated in New Delhi with great enthusiasm. The whole nation joined in sending messages of long life and good wishes to Mr. Nehru. In New Delhi at the National Stadium nearly 100,000 children gathered and presented a massive show of dances, and drills in honour of Mr. Nehru. Mr. Nehru's birthday is also treated as Children's Day all over India. Upon his arrival at the National Stadium Mr. Nehru drove slowly around the National Stadium and acknowledged wild cheers of the gathered young ones. Later 2000 students marched past Mr. Nehru. Mr. Nehru also released a pigeon as symbol of peace and prosperity, followed by children who released 68. One of them got so frightened and that whether came and sat on Mr. Nehru's shoulder.
This year, a small festival, as International Children's Festival was also held on November 13th. At this festival, American and Russian children presented dances while the Japanese gave a dress show.