VP, PM pay tributes to Nehru on birth anniversary

New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 14, 2017, 06:39 AM(IST)

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru celebrated distributing sweets to children. Photograph:( Others )

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembered country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.

"Wish the nation on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, today," Naidu tweeted.

Modi, who is in Manila to attend the India-ASEAN summit, also paid tributes to Nehru.

"Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary," he wrote on Twitter.

Nehru was born on this day in 1889 in Allahabad.

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