Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru- The First Prime Minister Of India

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a leading figure in the Indian Independence struggle. He was the first Prime Minister of Independent India. He had initiated socio-economic policies of the idealistic socialist kind. He was a prolific writer and authored books such as ‘The Discovery of India’ and ‘Glimpses of the World History’

Quick Facts⭕

⭕Born on: 14 November, 1889

⭕Place of Birth: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

⭕ IndiaFather’s Name: Motilal Nehru

⭕Mother’s Name: Swarup Rani Nehru

⭕Spouse: Kamala NehruChildren: Indira Gandhi

⭕Education: Harrow School, London; Trinity College, Cambridge; Inns of Court School of Law, London

⭕Occupation: Barrister, Writer, and PoliticianPolitical party:

⭕ Indian National CongressPolitical Ideology: Nationalism, Socialism, Democracy

⭕Award: Bharat RatnaPublications/

⭕Works: The Discovery of India, Glimpses of World History, Jawaharlal Nehru’s Autobiography, Letters from a Father to his Daughter, etc

⭕.Died: 27 May 1964

⭕Place of Death: New Delhi

Children’s Day 2021: It is also known as ‘Bal Diwas’. It is celebrated on November 14, 2021, to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.The day is also recognised across the country to raise awareness about the rights, care, and education of children.

Since 1956, India has been celebrating Children’s Day on November 20. Originally, on November 20, Children’s Day was observed as Universal Children’s Day by the United Nations.After the death of Chacha Nehru in 1964, his birth anniversary began to be celebrated as Children’s Day in the country. His popularity among children was considered and a resolution was passed in parliament to celebrate National Children’s Day in his honour on November 14.

Chacha Nehru was a strong advocate for children’s education and always believed that a newly independent country could only flourish alongside the prosperity of its children. He believed that children were the real strength of a nation and the foundation of society.