Google pays tribute to Jawahar Lal Nehru to commemorate Children’s Day with a lovely doodle. Children’s Day is celebrated every year on November 14 to pay tribute to former PM Nehru, who was also fondly known as Chacha Nehru among children.
A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages which are intended to pay homage, tributes to notable figures, to mark important events and holidays.
This year Google is celebrating Children’s Day with a google doodle, made by seven-year-old Divyanshi Singhal from Gurugram, a second-grader student of DPS Gurugram. She is the winner of the 2019 Doodle for Google competition in India. The theme of this year’s competition was “When I grow up, I hope”.
The seven-year-old student’s Google Doodle themed “Walking Trees” in the future, spreads the message on protecting the next generations from Deforestation. This year’s contest received submissions from over 1.1 lakh children from classes 1 to 10 across the country. Divyanshi expressed her anguish over deforestation with the help of this doodle featuring walking trees. She said, “When I grow up, I hope the world’s trees can walk or fly.” She explained, “When I visited my grandmother, I was so sad to see the trees around her house being cut. So I thought that if trees could walk or fly, we will not have to cut them.”