Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to India’s first PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary which is celebrated as Children’s Day or Bal Diwas across the country every year.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also paid tribute to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru today, saying that is a thought of “freedom, progress, and justice.”
“Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is a thought–of freedom, progress, and justice. Mother India today needs these values of ‘Jawahar of Hind’, like an ideology, in every heart,” Rahul Gandhi posted on the microblogging site.
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary at Shantivan in the national capital.
“Paying tribute to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru ji on his birth anniversary, who took India from zero to the pinnacle, the creator of modern India, the fearless guardian of democracy and our source of inspiration,” Congress President Kharge posted on X (formerly Twitter).