Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary.
“Tributes to our first PM, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji on his death anniversary,” PM Modi tweeted.
Rahul Gandhi also paid tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
“Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji was a brave freedom fighter, the architect of modern India & our first PM. A visionary, he is immortalised in the world class institutions he inspired, that have stood the test of time. On his death anniversary, my tribute to this great son of India,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
The Congress too paid its tribute to Nehru. “The ‘architect of Modern India’, first & longest-serving Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s vision, intellectual calibre, commitment & high ideals have made India the republic it is today. We strive to uphold his inspirational legacy, today & always,” the party tweeted.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born in Allahabad (now Prayagraj) on November 14, 1889. He passed away on May 27, 1964.