The country is celebrating India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's 133rd birth anniversary today. He was very fond of children and was popularly known as 'Chacha Nehru.'
This is the reason every year, Children’s Day is celebrated across India on November 14. From politicians to students, here's how the country paid tribute to Nehru on his birth anniversary.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary
"On his birth anniversary, tributes to our former PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji. We also recall his contribution to our nation," PM Modi tweeted.(ANI)
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, former party chief Sonia Gandhi, among others, offered floral tributes at Nehru's memorial Shanti Van in New Delhi.
This day is not only a tribute to Pandit Nehru but also aims to increase awareness among people about the rights of children.
Jawaharlal Nehru believed that children are important in nation-building. He advocated for their holistic development.
helped lead India to independence, which ended the British raj
. As India's first prime minister, he worked to make India an important member of the international community.
His birth anniversary is observed as Children's Day every year in the country.
Nehru believed that children are the country's greatest resource