Lucknow, April 09: "A child's mind is a clean slate, it will absorb whatever is written upon it." These were the words of the Deputy Chief Minister of U.P., Hon'ble Mr Keshav Prasad Maurya who was addressing the august gathering at the International Children's Film Festival (ICFF-2017) as the Chief Guest. Speaking further, Mr Maurya said that educational films play important role in the all-round development of children. Educational movies build the character of children, increase their will-power and inspire them to do great things in life. On this occasion, the presence of child actors Bhavesh (Bal Krishna), Saloni Dang (Gangu Bai) and actress Ms Manisha Thakkar (Balveer) added a special lustre to the whole show. On the 5th day of ICFF-2017 today, several students of the following schools viz K.P.S. Convent School, Green Crescent School, Shahmina Memorial Primary School, J. P. Academy, Modern Public School Girls Inter College, Jagran Public School, Shri Ram Swaroop Memorial Public School, Suryodaya Public Inter College, Rajkiya Balika Inter College, Singar Nagar, Aminabad Inter College, Sarvodaya Montessori School, All Saint's College, Manav Santi Siksha Niketan Higher Secondary School, Dayanand Inter College, Mother Teresa Public High School , Guru Govind Singh Sports College etc. enjoyed the educational children's films and felt greatly inspired.