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'''Gadget Free Hour''' is a Campaign organized by ParentCircle to encourage parents to spend one special hour connecting and engaging with their children, free from work and gadgets on Children’s Day 2019.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.parentcircle.com/gadget-free-hour/|title=#Gadget Free Hour - Disconnect to Reconnect with your Family|website=www.parentcircle.com|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-why-parents-and-kids-are-celebrating-GadgetFreeHour-this-children-s-day-2801347|title=Why parents and kids are celebrating #Gadget Free Hour this Children’s Day|date=2019-11-12|website=DNA India|language=en|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-why-parents-and-kids-are-celebrating-gadgetfreehour-this-children-s-day-2801347|title=Why parents and kids are celebrating #GadgetFreeHour this Children’s Day|date=2019-11-12|website=DNA India|language=en|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref>
The campaign kickstarted with the Disconnect2Reconnect Campaign from 17th October until 3rd November requesting parents to connect with their children by disconnecting from their gadgets,<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://telanganatoday.com/teachers-special-gift-for-students-on-childrens-day-in-karimnagar|title=Teachers’ special gift for students on Children’s Day in Karimnagar|last=AuthorTelanganaToday|website=Telangana Today|language=en-US|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref> followed by Gadget Free Hour from 4th November 2019.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/childrens-day-tn-wants-schools-to-participate-in-gadget-free-hour-campaign/articleshow/71927133.cms|title=Children’s Day: TN wants schools to participate in gadget-free hour campaign {{!}} Chennai News - Times of India|last=Nov 5|first=A. Ragu Raman {{!}} TNN {{!}}|last2=2019|website=The Times of India|language=en|access-date=2020-01-07|last3=Ist|first3=21:05}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.maalaimalar.com/news/district/2019/11/06093634/1269895/Education-Department-request-to-Parents-should-switch.vpf|title=ஒரு மணி நேரம் செல்போனை ‘சுவிட்ச் ஆப்’ செய்யுங்கள் - பெற்றோருக்கு பள்ளிக்கல்வி துறை வேண்டுகோள் {{!}}{{!}} Education Department request to Parents should switch off phone an hour in Children day|last=100010509524078|date=2019-11-06|website=Maalaimalar|language=English|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref> The Gadget Free Hour campaign was executed on 14th November 2019 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM where families experienced and engaged in fun activities with their children that did not involve the usage of gadgets.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://telanganatoday.com/time-to-converse-with-your-kid|title=Time to converse with your kid|last=Sangam|first=AuthorSowmya|website=Telangana Today|language=en-US|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/13/have-a-gadget-free-childrens-day-in-bengaluru-2061307.html|title=Have a gadget-free Children’s Day in Bengaluru|website=The New Indian Express|access-date=2020-01-07}}</ref>

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