PM Modi pays tribute to Nehru on his birth anniversary

Born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad (in what was then the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, now Uttar Pradesh), Nehru is fondly called "Chacha Nehru". Children''s Day is celebrated across India on this day.

Indo-Asian News Service
New Delhi, Publish Date: Nov 14 2017 11:58AM | Updated Date: Nov 14 2017 11:58AM
PM Modi pays tribute to Nehru on his birth anniversaryFile Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to the nation's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.

"Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary," the Prime Minister said.

Born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad (in what was then the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, now Uttar Pradesh), Nehru is fondly called "Chacha Nehru". Children's Day is celebrated across India on this day. 

Nehru was sworn-in as the Prime Minister on August 15, 1947 when India gained independence from Britain.

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