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Bihar Guv, CM pay tributes to Nehru on birth anniversary

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Rich tributes were paid to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary here today by Governor Satyapal Mallik and

The Governor and the Chief Minister garlanded a statue of the country's first Prime Minister installed in front of the Junction.

State ministers-- Nand Kishore Yadav and Krishna Nandan Verma-- were also present on the occasion.

Later, the Governor addressed a function organized inside the premises on the occasion of "Children's Day" - which is celebrated on this day in the memory of Nehru's legendary fondness for children.

Meanwhile, another function was held on the occasion at Sadaqat Ashram, the headquarters of the Congress, where its acting president Kaukab Qadri recalled Nehru's efforts towards building a

Later, the Congressmen also distributed textbooks among children coming from poor backgrounds.

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 19:42 IST