Tap to Read ➤
Lesser-known facts about Jawaharlal Nehru
November 14 stands to be a memorable day to remember the birth anniversary of the first prime minister of India.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was from a Pandit family in Kashmir.
Nehru believed that children are the future of this country.
Nehru never received the Nobel Prize though he was nominated for the same 11 times between the years 1950 and 1955.
Nehru became the Congress President in 1929 and played a major role in the ongoing battle for independence that Congress has been leading.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was sent to prison nine different times during the country's fight for independence.
The book “Discovery of India” was written by him during his imprisonment time of 1942 to 1946 in Ahmednagar for his participation in Quit India Movement.
Nehru was the first one to propose complete National Independence in the year 1927.
He took charge of the office of PM on 15 Aug 1947 and gave the famous speech “Tryst with Destiny”.
More Web Stories
Next: Jawaharlal Nehru Death Anniversary: Popular quotes by India's First PM
Find Out More