Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14th November, 1889. He was born in Allahabad. Moti Lai Nehru was his father. He was a great lawyer.
Jawaharlal Nehru got his early education at home. Then he went to England for higher studies. He returned to India in 1912. Later he became a lawyer.
He gave up his practice and joined the freedom movement under Mahatma Gandhi. He was totally involved in India's freedom movement.
He was sent to jail several times. In 1947 when India became free, he was elected the first Prime Minister.
He was a great statesman, idealist and a dreamer. He has written many books. He worked hard to serve his country.
Pandit Nehru loved children. And the children called him Chacha Nehru with love. He always liked and enjoyed the company of children. He always wore a rose in his dress. His birthday is now celebrated as Children's Day.
India made great progress under his leadership. He died on 27th May, 1964. He was one of the builders of modern India. We always remember him fondly.
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