PM, Congress pay tributes to Nehru on birth anniversary

PM, Congress pay tributes to Nehru on birth anniversary

Gandhi called him a "brilliant compassionate man" and reminded his quote "there is nothing more horrifying than stupidity in action".

Children's Day is celebrated in the country on Chacha Nehru's birthday as a tribute to our first Prime Minister.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday remembered India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.

Children's Day is also observed as International Day for Protection for Children in many nations on June 1.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Nehru's contribution to the nation can not be forgotten while Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said everyone should secure children's rights on the day celebrated as Children's Day. Bal Diwas greetings to everyone. Today is his 128th birth anniversary.

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Kejriwal then wrote on Twitter that he was trying to meet Khattar in Delhi , but the Haryana CM told him that he was busy. Gopal Rai said that a final call on the issue will be taken after the Supreme Court hearing on November 13.

In India, every year Children's Day is celebrated on 14th November which is the Birthday of the Country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

"There are few things in life we can not buy - one such thing is childhood".

November 14 is celebrated as Children's Day across India.

A host of other Congress leaders including former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit and the state Congress chief Ajay Maken were also present at the memorial. Pandit Nehru said, "children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow". For his fond love towards children, he got the title of Chacha Nehru or Chacha Ji.

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