On Friday, Google came out with a Doodle on the occasion of Children’s Day that is celebrated on November 14 every year. It marks the birthday of India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, and today ‘s colorful doodle marks the late PM’s 125th birth anniversary.
Google India had recently held its sixth edition of Doodle4Google competition in which among 12 finalists, Vaidehi Reddy was announced as the winner of this year’s Doodle design competition. The theme for this year was ‘a place in India I wish to visit’ and winner made a painting on Assam called ‘Natural and Cultural Paradise-Assam’.
Her art depicts wildlife, Indian tiger and rhinoceros along with Bihu dance, Bamboo trees and tea bags which denoting the green tea farms of Assam.
The day is observed at various social, commercial and political organisations around the world, and now online businesses are observing this trend too. E-commerce players like Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal etc. are leveraging this occassion to highlight their respective products for kids.
Amazon has gone a step further ahead to help charitable organisations to support children in need (Shown above). It has tied up with a number of NGOs, any user who wants to help the children in need can select an NGO and send gifts to the children it is helping. To access ‘Gift a Smile’ page on Amazon, click here
iamWire wishes a Happy Children’s Day to everyone.