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Famous Personalities - Jawaharlal Nehru

Famous Personalities - Jawaharlal Nehru

1. Jawaharlal Nehru was the sone of Motilal Nehru and Swarupa Rani.
2. 'Jawahar' means Jewel.
3. He was born in 1886 November 14.
4. Vijayalekshmi Pandit and Krishna Harthising were the sisters of Nehru.
5. He went to London in 1905 and joined the Haro Public School, Then Trinity College in Cambridge and finally at the Inner Temple.
6. He returned to India in 1912 and started practice at the Allahabad High Court.
7. Nehru attended the Bankipore Congress Session in 1912.
8. He met Gandhi in 1916 at the Lucknow session.
9. Nehru became the General Secretary of INC in 1923.
10. Nehru became the president of INC for the first time in 1929.
11. Poorna Swaraj Resolution was passed at this session (Lahore).
12. Nehru became the President of INC for the largest number of time Lahore (1929), Lucknow (1935), Faizpur (1936), New Delhi (1951), Hyderabad (1953) and Kalyan (1954).
13. Nehru started a newspaper called 'National Herald'.
14. Nehru headed the interim ministry formed in 1946 September.
15. He became the first Prime Minister of India after Independence in 1947.
16. Nehru has the largest term as India's Prime Minister.
17. Important works of Nehru and 'Glimpses of World History', 'The Unity of India', 'The discover of India', 'Bunch of Old letters'.
18. "An Autobiography" is the autobiography of Nehru.
19. "At the stroke of the mid night hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom" these are the words of Nehru.
20. Nehru's main contribution to the evolution of India's foreign policy was the acceptance of non-alignment.
21. Non-Alignment meant taking independent decisions on international issues with a sense of neutrality.
22. Nehru visited China in 1954, both the countries signed the Panch Sheel.
23. 'I want the cultures of all lands to be brought to my house as freely as possible' He said.
24. The expression 'Trust with destiny' was first used by Jawaharlal l Nehru on the oTccasion of India attaining freedom.
25. "There will be no freedom in this country or in the world so long as a single human being is unfree" - Jawaharlal Nehru.
26. Nehru was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1955.
27. Nehru got placed in Indian Postal Stamp in 1964.
28. Nehru died in 27 May 1964 at the age of 75.

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