#Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru : On His Death Anniversary, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge , Others Pay Rich Tributes; Laud Nehru’s Immense Contribution

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The Congress party paid rich tributes to former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary with party chief Mallikarjun Kharge saying 21st century India cannot be imagined without the contribution of India’s first PM.

Kharge and former party chief Rahul Gandhi also visited Nehru’s memorial at Shanti Van and paid floral tributes to him. Senior leaders KC Venugopal and Pawan Bansal were among those present at the memorial.

Several party leaders paid tributes on social media to the country’s first Prime Minister.

Senior Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor

Congress party on its Twitter handle wrote, We remember Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, our first Prime Minister and the “Architect of Modern India” on his death anniversary.

A visionary who led the nation to great heights through a plethora of economic policies and industrial establishments. From the ‘Temples of Modern India’ including IITs, IIMs, AIIMS, DRDO and India’s industrial marvels to India’s forays into nuclear and space research, it was under him that India’s prowess amplified to an unprecedented magnitude.

Today, we cherish the legacy of Pandit ji, who brought India to the world stage as a leading, global power.

Posting video Tweet, Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi wrote, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s legacy stands tall, like a beacon, illuminating the idea of India and the values he dedicated his life for – Freedom, Democracy, Secularism & Modernity. His vision and values always guide our conscience and actions.

Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress Rajya Sabha MP, AAICC In-Charge , Karnataka

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