Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of independent India, and a prominent figure in the struggle of freedom from British Empire. He was also influenced by Mahatma Gandhi, and led the nation from 1947 to 1964. He was one of the flag bearer for the Indian National Congress since the 1920s. He took the first step in taking the congress and announcing a complete independence from British empire in 1929. He’s also, famously called, Pandit Nehru, because of his heritage from Kashmiri Pandits, and Chacha Nehur, because his fondness of Children. Every year, Children’s day is celebrated on November 14 to commemorate his love for kids. Jawaharlal Nehru died after suffering from Heart attack, although there have been many theories about the cause of death, some believing that he had Syphilis. These claims have never been fact checked by the authorities, so they just exist as conspiracy theories.
Jawaharlal Nehru studied in England, from Trinity College, Cambridge and began his legal practice when he returned to India. He took a job in Allahbad High Court, and was intrigued by national politics, which soon became his career. He had an immense influence on the development and success of Congress party, and was responsible for its victory in 1951, 1957 and 1962.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave tribute to Nehru, writing on Twitter, “Tributes to our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary”.
Congress Leader, Rahul Gandhi visited Jawaharlal Nehru at his Samadhi, and Ex Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh was also present at give tribute to the leader. Mamta Banerjee wrote on twitter, “Tributes to our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary.”
Tributes to our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 27, 2018
Homage to the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his death anniversary
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 27, 2018