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Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar and other monuments to #GoBlue on World Children’s Day | India News


NEW DELHI: Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar and other Indian monuments #GoBlue on World Children’s Day on November 20 in solidarity with children’s rights and the impact of Covid-19 on children’s lives, UNICEF said.
Iconic monuments will be illuminated blue under the #GoBlue campaign, he said.
On the occasion of World Children’s Day, UNICEF said, this year’s activities will take place in virtual and digital spaces.
“Together with adults, children will also wear masks and maintain physical distance. That, however, does not mean that children’s voices will be quieter: children will be masked but not silenced! This World Children’s Day,” the UN body said in a statement.
UNICEF, in partnership with the Group of Parliamentarians for Children (PGC) is organizing a Climate Parliament with Children on 20 November, under the leadership of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and 30 members of Parliament.
“Children will discuss the impact of climate change with parliamentarians and present a Letter of Demands on climate action. Participating parliamentarians are expected to sign a letter of commitment to support the integration of children’s rights and voices into plans. adaptation and climate action, “he said. .
“Monuments across the country – the Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace), the Prime Minister’s Office (North and South Block), the House of Parliament and Qutub Minar in New Delhi, and other historical buildings, landmarks and government buildings key across India – #GoBlue on November 20, in solidarity for children’s rights and the impact of Covid-19 and climate change on their lives, “he said.

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