The first Prime minister of independent India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was remembered by the nation on his 52nd death anniversary. Prime minister Narender Modi also paid tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru. He said in a tweet, “Remembering our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary.”
The indian national congress also remembered their leader and pay tribute on twitter, saying “We pay tribute to India’s first & longest serving Prime Minister, Pt Nehru on his Death Anniversary.”
It further added, “Pt Nehru, was a man of vision, who taught a young & independent India to be self confident & self-reliant.”
Nehru, was born on November 14, 1889 is also celebrated as Children’s Day, was sworn-in on August 15, 1947 as the first prime minister of India when the nation gained independence from the British empire. Serving until his death till May 27, 1964, Nehru remains India’s longest-serving prime minister.