Children’s day 2013

Children’s day is celebrated on November 14 every year in all schools in India. It was inspired by Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. School students perform plays, dances and give speeches to honor his work with children.

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A dance is about to start: school children wear costumes of Krishna and the gopis.

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The dance is in full gear

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The singer and her stage prop

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Adilakshmi giving prizes for excellence in speech  making

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A traditional play

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An Indian classic brought up to date

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A provisional shelter for the audience from the Indian sun

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Krishna blesses the occasion

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Even the young students joined in: introducing her class’s performance

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