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Architect of modern India: PM Modi, Congress pay tribute to ex-PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary

Congress President Sonia Gandhi offered floral tributes to Nehru on his 58th death anniversary at Shanti Vana.

Sheenu Sharma Written by: Sheenu Sharma @20Sheenu New Delhi Updated on: May 27, 2022 11:33 IST
Architect of modern India PM Modi Congress pay tribute to ex PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death annive
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Architect of modern India: PM Modi, Congress pay tribute to ex-PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary. 

Highlights

  • PM Narendra Modi today paid tributes to country's 1st PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary
  • Congress party also paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister on his death anniversary
  • On May 27, 1964, the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru took his last breath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (May 27) paid tributes to the country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary.

In a tweet today, the Prime Minister wrote, "Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji on his death anniversary."

Meanwhile, the official Twitter handle of the Congress party also paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister today, on his death anniversary.

"A brave freedom fighter, the architect of modern India, a statesman, a visionary, a patriot, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was a true son of Bharat Mata. A billion salutes and billion tributes to our first Prime Minister, on his death anniversary," tweeted the Congress party today.

Floral tributes by Sonia Gandhi:

Congress President Sonia Gandhi offered floral tributes to Nehru on his 58th death anniversary at Shanti Vana.

In a tweet, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said, "Fifty-eight years since his passing, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's ideas, politics, and vision for our nation are as relevant as they have ever been."

"May the values of this immortal son of India always guide our actions and conscience," he said.

Tributes by KC Venugopal: 

Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal also took to Twitter and said, "A leader loved by young and old; A leader with an unmatched vision; A leader solely dedicated to building a free & prospering nation; Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was everything and beyond what India needed in her first Prime Minister. On his death anniversary, my humblest tributes to him."

Several senior Congress leaders such as party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his Chhattisgarh counterpart Bhupesh Baghel also paid tributes to Nehru on his death anniversary.

India is observing the death anniversary of the first Prime Minister of the country- Jawaharlal Nehru. The first Prime Minister had a prominent role in India's freedom struggle. In order to free India from British rule, Nehru fought against the Britishers and was among the key leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC). 

On May 27, 1964, the first Prime Minister of India took his last breath. He was the PM from 1947 to 1964 till he died at the age of 74. He had a great fondness for kids, and children use to call him Chacha Nehru.

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