As India celebrates November 14, the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, as Children’s Day, let’s know about some of the lesser known facts about our beloved Chacha Nehru.
Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad.
His father, Motilal Nehru (1861–1931), a rich lawyer, served as president of the Indian National Congress for two terms during the Independence struggle.
Jawaharlal Nehru studied at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge. Nehru did his Bachelor of Law at Inner Temple. While studying at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge his fellow classmates called him Joe Nehru.
He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize many times, from 1950 to 1955. He was nominated altogether 11 times by both national and international agencies.
Pandit Nehru was the one who hoisted the Indian National Flag on August 15, 1947, at the Red Fort, Delhi.
On 27th May 196, Nehru died of a heart attack and Around 1.5 million people gathered to watch his cremation.