By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : May 27, 2017, 11:45
Duration : 01:10
PM Modi pays tributes to Pandit Nehru on his death anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to former prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 53rd death anniversary. Remembering the first Prime Minister, Prime Minister Modi wrote: Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary. Pandit Nehru was born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad. n 1919, he joined the Indian National Congress and joined Mahatma Gandhi in the independence movement. He became the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee in September 1923. He was sworn-in on August 15, 1947 as the first prime minister of India when the nation gained independence from the British empire. Serving until his death till May 27, 1964, Nehru remains India's longest-serving prime minister.