West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid tribute
to former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary.
“Tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary,” Banerjee posted on her social networking page.
The chief minister also extended her greetings and best wishes on children’s day.
Nehru’s birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day in India.
Upon India’s independence in 1947, he served as the country’s Prime Minister for 16 years.
Nehru promoted parliamentary democracy, secularism, and science and technology during
the 1950s, powerfully influencing India’s arc as a modern nation.