Under the leadership of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, India played a leading role in the Non-Alignment Movement.
In fact, the policy of non-alignment is the creation of Jawaharlal Nehru. At Bandung Conference of 1955 Nehru played a very vital role.
It was on his proposal that in the conference Panchsheel, that is to say, five principles conducting relations among the countries were adopted.
The five principles were:
(a) Peaceful Co-existence,
(c) Equality and mutual assistance,
(d) Mutual respect for territorial integrity