(Juhi Aishwary, Intern Journalist): The entire nation is remembering Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who was the first and longest prime minister of independent India. During this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and said, ‘A tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country on his death anniversary.’
Rahul Gandhi tweeted and said, “ Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a brave freedom fighter, the creator of modern India and our first Prime Minister. A tribute to this great son of India on his death anniversary.”
Earlier, the Congress party tweeted with an official Twitter handle saying, ‘Your vision gave us a thriving democracy, your rationality helped us move towards development and your sympathetic nature taught us tolerance and brotherhood. India thanks you.
Nehru Death Anniversary
Yeddyurappa paid floral tributes to Nehru ji.
Bengaluru: Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa paid floral tributes to Pandit Nehru, the primary Prime Minister of India, on his death anniversary.
Honored with Bharat Ratna in 1955
Pandit Nehru was a great fighter of the Indian freedom struggle against British rule. He believed in democracy, secularism, and socialism. In 1955, Pandit Nehru was awarded the highest civilian award of India, Bharat Ratna. Pandit Nehru took charge of the country when the country was going through an epidemic like starvation, poverty, and illiteracy.
Planning Commission set up to bring the country on the path of development
After independence, he formed the Planning Commission to bring the country on the development path. His policies led to a new era of agriculture and industry in the country. Pandit Nehru was called the author of modern India. He encouraged the development of science and technology in the country.
Considered the establishment of parliamentary government and non-alignment
It was Panditji who gave the idea of establishing a parliamentary government and non-alignment. He was the Prime Minister of India from 1947 until his death in 1964. An important figure in national politics, Nehru earned a lot of respect both nationally and internationally. Born on 14 November 1889 in Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad), Pandit Nehru died on 27 May 1964 at the age of 74.
Pandit Nehru was a great writer
Pandit Nehru was a great politician and influential speaker as well as a great writer. His works include Glimpses of World History, India and the World, the Discovery of India, and the biography ‘Toward Freedom’. Of all these books, The Discovery of India is the most popular book. Its book was composed in 1944 in Ahmednagar jail. Pandit Nehru wrote it in English. Later it was translated into Hindi.