Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

14 November 1889
27 May 1964

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the most important freedom fighters of India, who went on to become the first Prime Minister of free India. He was also the author of the famous book – ‘Discovery of India’. Nehru was extremely fond of children and was fondly called as ‘Chacha Nehru’. It was under his leadership that India embarked on the planned pattern of economic development.

He always gave the priority to the improvement of the untouchables, people of weaker sections of society, right of women and children welfare. “Panchayati Raj” system was launched throughout the country in order to take great step in the right direction for the welfare of the Indian people. He publicized the “Panch Sheel” system in order to maintain the international peace and harmony with India and made India as one of the leading countries of the world.

He was the giver of a famous slogan as “Aram Haram Hai“. He became the first President of the National Planning Commission and after two years, he started the National Development Council to improve the living standard of the Indian people to improve the development of life.

Four pillars of Jawaharlal Nehru of domestic policies were democracies, socialism, unity, and secularism, and during his tenure as president, he was quite successful in maintaining a strong foundation for four. While serving the country, he enjoyed the prestigious status and was widely praised internationally for his idealism and politics.

He emerged as an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and served India as Prime Minister 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. In India, his birthday is celebrated as Bal Diwas (Children's Day).