The children of Hazira village were in for a special treat on Children's Day (November 14) this year.
The Children's Film Society of India, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, announced Children's Day special screenings of award-winning children's films at various locations in Baroda, Rajkot, Surat and other cities in the country.
The venue for the film screenings in Surat was the popular ISCON Mall at Piplod. On Children's Day, the Essar Foundation, Hazira, introduced 52 village children to the enchanting world of children's cinema, on a day out in Surat city. At the end of the day, each child went home with a toy kit, an issue of the popular children's magazine Champak, and magical memories of their day out.Children's Day is celebrated in India on November 14, the birth anniversary of the first prime minister of the country, Jawaharlal Nehru.