Google’s doodle for Children’s day today wants us to enjoy the moment

Googles-doodle-for-Childrens-day-today-wants-us-to-enjoy-the-momentGoogle is celebrating Children’s Day in India on November 14, today, marking the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, and for that, Google has a colourful doodle up on its Search page where the Google logo usually is.

Today’s doodle is visible only in India and has been designed by an 11-year old child, Anvita Prashant Telang from Vibgyor High School in Pune who won the 2016 “Doodle 4 Google” contest.

This year, Google had selected the theme to be “If I could teach anyone anything, it would be…”In response, 11-year old Anvita drew a colourful illustration of kids enjoying the simple things in life like sitting under a tree and reading, playing with balloons, going for a swim or flying a kite. There is also a big infusion of greenery in the doodle, asking children to embrace nature.

She also gave a statement along with the cheerful illustration:

“In the current stressful times, greatest joys of life are often hidden in simple things, thus I would like to teach everyone to take time to enjoy every moment of life and appreciate the simple things around us.”

14th of November coincides with the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. Known for his love for children, the day is celebrated as Children’s Day as a tribute to “Chacha Nehru”. Schools from across the country organize cultural programs to commemorate the day.