Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to first PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary

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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia, Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, among others, paid tribute to the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary on Monday.

“Rahul Gandhi remembered Jawaharlal Nehru for his contribution in building strong, independent, modern institutions, that have helped democracy survive in India for over 70 years

“Many democratic nations as young as India, soon degenerated into dictatorships. On his death anniversary, let us remember Jawaharlal Nehru Ji’s contribution in building strong, independent, modern institutions, that have helped democracy survive in India for over 70 years,” Rahul tweeted.

Congress party said in a tweet, “Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Smt Sonia Gandhi and Congress President @RahulGandhi paid tributes to India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary.”

“Former President Pranab Mukherjee and former Vice President Hamid Ansari paid their respects to former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary, Congress party added.

Narendra Modi also paid tributes to Pandit Nehru on his death anniversary.

“Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji on his death anniversary. We remember his contributions to our nation,” Modi said in a tweet.