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Towering visionary who laid foundation of India: Rahul's tribute to Nehru

Rahul said he was a towering visionary who laid the foundation of the country with values of brotherhood, egalitarianism and a modern outlook

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Rahul Gandhi | Jawahar Lal Nehru | Congress

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during party's 135th foundation day at AICC HQ in New Delhi, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during party's 135th foundation day at AICC HQ in New Delhi. | Photo: PTI

leader on Saturday paid tributes to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary, saying he was a towering visionary who laid the foundation of the country with values of brotherhood, egalitarianism and modern outlook.

Born in 1889, the stalwart remains India's longest serving prime minister.

"Today, India celebrates the birth anniversary of its first PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru ji: a towering visionary who laid the foundation of our country with values of brotherhood, egalitarianism & modern outlook," tweeted, lauding the contribution of his great grandfather.

"Our endeavour must be to conserve these values," he said.

also offered floral tributes at Shanti Vana here on the 131st birth anniversary of Nehru.

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First Published: Sat, November 14 2020. 09:32 IST
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