129th Birth Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.Today is the 129th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. This day is celebrated as "Children's Day" as Nehruji was very fond of children. Nehruji was a freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of independent India. He is the architect of modern India. Nehruji's aim was to build a socialist and secular country. He was fond of irrigation and technology. The big irrigation projects like Bhakra Nangal, Hirakud, and Nagarjuna Sagar were initiated during his time. The premier institutes of India like the Indian Institutes of Technology and All India Institute of Medical Sciences were started due to his initiative. Nehruji believed in industrial growth both in the public and private sector. He maintained a foreign policy of non-alignment. He was a great writer and author of the famous book"Discovery of India".
On this 129th birth anniversary of Nehruji, let us honor him by remembering his involvement in the independence movement and service to the country as the First Prime Minister of India.