Jawahar Lal Nehru (1889–1964)


Jawahar Lal Nehru was the Statesman that India needed to consolidate democracy and for the Nation Building. Jawahar Lal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad. He was one of the eminent leaders of the Indian Independence movement and was the first Prime Minister of India. As Prime Minister of independent India, Jawahar Lal Nehru initiated socio-economic policies of the idealistic socialist kind. In 1955, he was awarded the highest civilian honour of the country the Bharat Ratna. His birth date is celebrated as Bal Diwas (children‘s day) in India.


  • He returned to India in 1912 and plunged straight into politics.
  • In 1916 Jawahar Lal Nehru met M. K. Gandhi ...

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