The nation remembered the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary . Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi lauded Jawaharlal Nehru in a moving tweet. Rahul wrote , Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji was a brave freedom fighter, the architect of modern India & our first PM
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji was a brave freedom fighter, the architect of modern India & our first PM. A visionary, he is immortalised in the world class institutions he inspired, that have stood the test of time.
On his death anniversary, my tribute to this great son of India. pic.twitter.com/ZNUF4ksiDF
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 27, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi too tweeted
Tributes to our first PM, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji on his death anniversary.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 27, 2020
As India’s Prime Minister for 18 years, in his lifetime, Jawaharlal Nehru enjoyed an iconic status in India and was widely admired across the world for his idealism and statesmanship