India News | The Congress party paid tribute to former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 60th death anniversary.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge with Sonia Gandhi. (Photo/ANI)

New Delhi [India]May 27 (ANI): Congress leaders on Monday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 60th death anniversary at his memorial at Shanti Van in New Delhi.

Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge, party parliamentary leader Sonia Gandhi and Rajya Sabha MP Ajay Maken paid tributes to the former prime minister.

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In a post on X, Kharge referred to Nehru as „the jewel of India”.

„The history of India is incomplete without the incomparable contribution of first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the architect of modern India, who took India forward in science, economy, industry and various fields, dedicated guardian of democracy. Independent India and the source of our inspiration is the „Jewel of India” on his memorial day,” he said. .

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Also, the former Prime Minister said, „Security of the country, progress of the country, unity of the country is our national duty. We may follow different religions, live in different states, speak different languages, but that should not create a wall. All people should have equal opportunities for progress, even if some are very rich in our country. , we don’t want most people to be poor either.

The Congress leader also asserted that even today the Congress party is following the same path of „justice”.

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Jawaharlal Nehru, a freedom fighter who played a key role in India’s freedom movement, became the first Prime Minister of India after independence in 1947.

Nehru remained in office for over 16 years and died of a heart attack on 27 May 1964. After him, Lal Bahadur Shastri became the second Prime Minister of India.

Nehru is considered the pioneer of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) of India. For his love for children, he was also known as 'Chacha Nehru’ and his birthday, November 14, is celebrated as Children’s Day every year in India. (ANI)

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