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Nehru’s 53rd death anniversary observed

TAP | Updated: May 27, 2017

NAHARLAGUN, May 27: The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Seva Dal on Saturday observed the 53rd death anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s prime minister, at the Indira Gandhi Bhawan here.

Members of Seva Dal along with its chief organiser Kipa Kaha recalled Nehru’s contribution and exhorted all to follow his ideals.

The members recalled that it was Nehru who started many policies for the welfare of people besides initiating major international policies.

Born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad, Nehru was a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.

He emerged as the paramount leader of the independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964.

He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. He was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while many Indian children knew him as Chacha Nehru