Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlala Nehru is fondly known as Chacha Nehru. He was the son of Motilal Nehru and Swaroop Rani. He was a great patriot and a freedom fighter. He was highly respected.
He completed his education in England. Returning to India, he practised law for some years. Then he joined Indian National Congress led by Gandhiji.
Nehru was a great intellectual. He was known for his integrity. He was greatly influenced by Gandhiji. He participated actively in the freedom movement. He was imprisoned a number of times. He spent almost 14 years in prison. He practised truth and nonviolence on the footprints of Gandhiji. He was actively involved in the non-cooperation movement.
Consequently, India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947 and Nehru became the first Prime Minister of the country. He was instrumental in carrying out our five year plans.
Jawaharlal Nehru had great love for Children. His Birthday on November 14, is celebrated as Children's Day. The letters written by Nehru to his daughter Indira are quite famous. He is said to be the architect of modern India. His daughter Indira Gandhi became the Prime minister of India later on.
Rose was his favourite flower and a symbol of love which he always wore on his coat.