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PM Modi pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the nation’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 132nd birth anniversary. 

PM Modi shared a tribute post for Nehru through with Twitter handle. Modi tweeted, “My humble tributes to the country’s first prime minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary.”

The Congress also paid tribute to Pandit Nehru, who served multiple terms as its national president. “Every word, every act, every sacrifice Pandit Nehru Ji made exemplified true nationalism–an unwavering dedication to our nation’s unity, to our nation’s diversity, to our nation’s prosperity,” the party posted on its Twitter handle.

Every year on this day, India celebrates Children’s Day as a mark of respect and honor to Jawaharlal Nehru. 

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The first prime minister of independent India, Nehru was born in 1889. The Congress stalwart Nehru remains India’s longest-serving prime minister. Everyone fondly called him ‘Chacha Nehru’

Nehru was known for his love and affection towards children. Following his active role in the freedom struggle, Nehru became the first PM of India on August 15, 1947.

Before 1956 India used to celebrate Children’s Day on November 20. The United Nations declared November 20 as universal Children’s Day in 1954. However, after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru, India started celebrating Children’s Day on November 14. 

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